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Pensacola Contempt and Enforcement Lawyers

Unfortunately, clients find themselves having to go back to court because the other party to the suit refuses to follow the terms of their previous court order. So what can you do when the other is not abiding by the terms of a court order? Our Pensacola family law attorneys are trained in Florida’s remedies for enforcement of court orders and can help you hold the other party accountable for their bad actions.

Our firm can assist you in seeking criminal contempt, civil contempt and even a civil judgments. Our attorneys will work diligently to enforce your order through any means available to you under Florida law. In addition, our firm can assist you in enforcing missed payments or if the other parent is not following the terms of your established parenting plan.

Our Pensacola office prides itself on working closely with clients. You and your attorney will develop a methodical case to present to the court outlining your legal enforcement needs. If you or a loved one have questions regarding a contempt or enforcement claim, call our Pensacola Office today.

Alimony and Child Support Enforcement

If your ex-spouse or former partner has stopped paying their court ordered alimony or child support, our Pensacola contempt and enforcement attorneys may be able to seek their incarceration for their failure to make their court ordered payments. The Pensacola court has the authority to incarcerate a party to enforce its order if it is deemed necessary. Our attorneys will work diligently to review the facts of your case to determine the best court of remedy for you. We will make sure your rights are protected and your voice is heard.

Alimony and Child Support Enforcement Defense

Unfortunately, changes in circumstances since the order was originally issued leave individuals unable to make their court order alimony or child support payments. It is not a refusal to pay, but rather the simple inability to make such a payment. If you are an individual who no longer can make your court ordered alimony or child support payment, our team of Pensacola contempt and enforcement attorneys can assist you in raising valid defenses to your contempt action. In addition, your attorney will work to seek a modification of the court's prior order so the order may be modified to term and/or payments that you will be able to make.

Whether you are seeking the enforcement of an order, or representation in defending contempt, schedule your consultation today and allow our team of experienced Pensacola family law attorneys to begin representing your interests today.

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