According to state
child support laws, both parents have a legal and financial obligation to support their
children. If your ex-spouse is refusing to pay child support, you may
be wondering how to find a Tampa divorce lawyer who can help you aggressively
pursue the enforcement of your child support order.
Catherine W. Real, P.A. is a former prosecuting attorney who, since 1981,
has devoted her career to providing hard-hitting legal counsel to residents
of Tampa and the surrounding areas. She is one of the first lawyers in
the state to be certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a family law
mediator and is extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of
When a parent depends on child support payments from their ex-spouse to
provide for his or her child, any delay in payment or failure to pay can
leave that parent struggling to try and make ends meet. Child support
orders are legal contracts which can and will be enforced by the court.
With help from her law firm, you may be able to get your ex-spouse held
in contempt of court. You could also get a wage order issued so that his
or her employer will be required to send a portion of your ex-spouse's
wages directly to you. Individuals who refuse to pay child support can
have their driver's license revoked until payments are made, they
can have property seized and they could end up having their tax refund
intercepted and redirected for child support.
Call a Tampa Child Support Lawyer for Expert Advice
If you need help getting your ex-spouse to make his or her court-ordered
child support payments, Attorney Real will do all that she can to help
you resolve the matter in a timely fashion. If this can be accomplished
through mediation, she will work diligently to make that happen. If more
aggressive tactics are required, her advocacy may be key in helping you
seek the positive results you desire. To discuss your case with a family
law attorney and learn more about the legal options you can use to recover
child support payments, it is advised you
call her law firm today.