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YOU CAN’T GET COMPENSATED FOR LOST WAGES IF YOU REPRESENT YOURSELF

The divorce was done. Afterwards, the parties filed contempt petitions against each other. The Trial Court had a hearing on both petitions.   Both parties were in contempt. Wife was ordered to pay some of husband’s attorney fees. Husband had an attorney represent him. Wife was pro se.   She did not have an attorney.   So there [...]

By | June 22nd, 2018|Divorce FAQS, Post-Decree Issues|0 Comments

YOU CAN’T JUST CRY POOR, YOU HAVE TO PROVE IT

Parties divorced.  Husband ordered to pay child support. He stopped paying support. Wife filed a petition to hold him in contempt. Husband said that he had been depressed and quit his job. He did not care about anything. The Trial Court did not find him to be in contempt. Wife appealed. Substantial economic reverses do [...]

By | January 12th, 2018|Child Support|0 Comments

TAKE YOUR PICK-EITHER TAKE THE FIFTH OR DEFEND YOURSELF

The agreed order required husband to pay $4,000 per month to wife. Of the $4,000 sum, the parties agreed $2,000 would be maintenance and $2,000 would be child support. Wife filed a petition against husband. She said husband should be in contempt for not making court-ordered support payments. Husband did not appear in court on [...]