Enforcement of a Court Order
Kansas City Divorce Lawyers Protecting Your Rights
If your ex-spouse or former partner has failed to stick to the terms in your custody, support, or divorce order or agreement, you need to take action to enforce the terms. This may involve contempt proceedings where a Kansas City family law lawyer from our firm can represent you. At Davis | Pingel, we help clients like yourself to seek enforcement of court orders which are not being complied with.
We may be able to assist you to seek enforcement of the following court orders:
Kansas City Family Law Attorneys for Judgment Enforcement
There is a certain obligation each ex-spouse or former partner has after a court order is issued in a divorce. When your spouse or former partner fails to comply completely or is late on their payments, you may need to take action to ask the court to step in and enforce their responsibilities. Our Kansas City family lawyers are highly experienced and knowledgeable about the process of filing motions to enforce divorce court orders. If you are unsure about what type of enforcement method may be right in your situation, we can help.
Enforcing Support Orders After a Divorce
There are a number of different ways which you can enforce financial and other legal obligations.
The most common methods of enforcement include:
- Garnishing wages
- Taking funds from tax refunds
- Garnishing unemployment or workers' compensation payments
- Placing liens or freezing bank accounts
- Seeking federal prosecution
The process of enforcing a divorce judgment or other court order can be quite complex and time-consuming, which is why having a Kansas City family law attorney on your side is so important.
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