Enforcement of Divorce Decree Orders

Enforcement of Divorce Decree Orders

The attorneys at Payne & Truitt, attorneys at law take failure to comply with divorce orders very seriously and work aggressively to help their clients enforce the provisions of divorce decrees.

Most violations of divorce orders involve child support, custody, and visitation, including failure to pay child support or hindering possession and access. But violations can include any aspect of a divorce agreement, from property division to spousal maintenance.

Punishments for Violations

In Texas, failing to pay child support can result in up to a $500 fine and/or 180 days in jail, as well as the payment of attorney's fees and costs. The court may also issue other orders as deemed appropriate under the circumstances of the case.

Payne & Truitt, attorneys at law work with a focus on improving the lives of their clients and their clients' children. While they usually try to find amicable solutions to problems, their attorneys can also draw on litigation experience to aggressively enforce divorce orders.