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GOOD IDEA TO TAKE THE FIFTH IN DIVORCE COURT?

  Husband did not make maintenance and child support payments to Wife. Divorce court had ordered payments from Husband. Wife filed Petition (for Rule to Show Cause) against Husband.  Wife presented evidence of Husband’s failure to pay. Husband took the Fifth in court. He refused to say anything. He said he would not testify. Anything [...]

By | September 15th, 2017|Child Support, Post-Decree Issues, Spousal Maintainence|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 [...]