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Posted by: sthandwa | 2010-08-25

maintanance

we settle out of court with my babys father in agreement that he wil suport the child, he onlt did it for a few months and he stopped . he stopped at a time when was unemployed and now he has been employed from april and i havent seen a cent from him and we always fight when i bring up the subject. is the away that the money can be garnished from his salary, and by the way he is a famous actor.

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In regard to your request on the maintenance issue.
You will be entitled to claim the arrear maintenance and issue a warrant in respect thereof for his arrest and for payment of the arrears also if he does earn an income apply for a garnishee order against his salary. It is a problem if he is unemployed as this might be a valid defence on his part. However, this need to be proven and he will be obliged to disclose all his financial affairs during the maintenance proceedings, bank statements etc. The oldest defence in any maintenance matter is always the inability to pay on the part of the father.

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Posted by: family law expert | 2010-08-28

In regard to your request on the maintenance issue.
You will be entitled to claim the arrear maintenance and issue a warrant in respect thereof for his arrest and for payment of the arrears also if he does earn an income apply for a garnishee order against his salary. It is a problem if he is unemployed as this might be a valid defence on his part. However, this need to be proven and he will be obliged to disclose all his financial affairs during the maintenance proceedings, bank statements etc. The oldest defence in any maintenance matter is always the inability to pay on the part of the father.

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Posted by: jo | 2010-08-26

Yes you can do this all at court. Remember to bring bank statements and proof of all expenses.

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