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My sister's ex husband is out on disability. Can her alimony

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my sister's ex husband is out on disability. Can her alimony be garnished from his checks?
JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: san luis obispo, CA
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: not yet
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: he's behind on payments already.
Submitted: 10 days ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  LegalKnowledge replied 10 days ago.

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Expert:  LegalKnowledge replied 10 days ago.

Good afternoon. If a party is failing to comply with a court order and in this case, failing to pay alimony, the receiving spouse would need to take them back to court. They would want to look to hold him in contempt of court and bring him before the Judge, to explain why he is not paying the alimony. The Judge can then take action and compel/force him to pay or else go after any money which he has, to satisfy what is owed.