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Florida Child Support Enforcement

Unpaid child support is a serious problem in every state. Each state has developed a child support enforcement agency to help collect unpaid child support. In Florida child support enforcement includes penalties, such as:

  • Suspending Florida driver's license
  • Intercepting state and IRS tax refunds
  • Taking support from unemployment and worker's compensation payments
  • Garnishing wages
  • Intercepting Florida lottery winning over $600
  • Liens on cars, boats or other property
  • Reporting unpaid child support to credit agencies
  • Placing a hold and taking money from bank accounts
  • Issuing an arrest warrant

Make sure your child's financial future is protected by speaking to a local Florida divorce lawyer to find out how to collect unpaid child support. A Florida divorce attorney is familiar with Florida divorce law and how child support enforcement works in your state. Get connected today by calling 877-349-1310 or filling a Florida divorce case review. If your child support case doesn't involve divorce, you can still connect with a local attorney who concentrates in family law.

The above synopsis of Florida divorce laws is by no means all-inclusive and has been adapted from applicable state laws. These laws may have changed since our last update and there may be additional laws that apply in your situation. For the latest information on these divorce laws, please contact a local Florida divorce lawyer in your area.

Florida divorce law were last updated in April 2009.

Note: Keep in mind that all divorce laws are complex. If you need legal divorce advice or want to fully understand how these laws affect you, please speak with a local divorce attorney.