I obtained a judgement from family Court for the person to pay X amount of my legal fees. Was supposed to have been paid in march 2013.
Thank you for your follow-up. If you already have a court order in place, you do not need to file suit further. You have two options remaining--first, you can go back to the court that put in the order and file a 'motion to compel' or even petition for 'contempt of court order'. If the judge agrees, he will then admonish, fine, and even possibly jail the other person until they comply with the decree. The second option is to go to the courthouse in the county where the party resides with a copy of this order and file to domesticate. Once that order is domesticated, then petition for garnishment, bank levy, and judgment lien rights. All expenses from collection are attached to the underlying judgment, so whatever you spend on pursuing this ou could compel him to cover.
Hope that helps.
I already had the order domesticated in the courthouse in the county that the person lives. Do I petition for garnishment, bank levy and judgement lien rights in family Court?
is there a particular form that i need to get?
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