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Clare
Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
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Experience:  I have been a solicitor in High Street Practise since 1985 and have specialised in Family Law for the last 10 years
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Hi my ex is refusing to pay a court order for spousal maintence

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Hi my ex is refusing to pay a court order for spousal maintence again. I get csa straight from his wages as have issues with this. What do I do now to get the court order straight from his wages?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
How much is he meant to pay and what is his financial position?
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

The court order is for spousal support at £75 a month, This is what he isn't paying I have a text message from he saying he wont be paying it again until I meant other child related demands. He also has to pay a court order of £10 for arrears which he is paying as its in the court order that I agreed to write off £4000 of arrears for a lump sum of £1500 and £500 over a few years at £10 a month. He also pays csa which is taken out of his wages before he gets them at £475 a month.


When we went to court in October 2013 he was earning more than £50 thousand a year plus bonuses. He is still in this employment with easyjet.

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
Have you considered applying for an Attachment of Earnings order so that it is deducted from his wages?
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

How do I do that ?

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
That is only one of the options!
However in your case it would seem to be the most effective!
All the options are set out here
http://www.familylaw.co.uk/system/uploads/attachments/0002/1197/EX327.pdf
(Do NOT ever register the order in the Magistrates Court)
If you think an Attachment of Earnings Order IS the one for you the form you need is here
http://www.daviessolicitors.co.uk/forms_davies/Civil%20Disputes/Request%20for%20attachment%20of%20earnings%20order.pdf
If you would rather that the court decided the form is here
http://www.jordanpublishing.co.uk/system/uploads/attachments/0008/5543/D50K.pdf
I hope that this is of assistance - please ask if you need further details
Clare
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