Legal Question in Civil Litigation in Florida

can monies received from a divorce settlement/401K that they chose to cash out instead of roll it over to another investement be forced to be used to pay off debts that they are delinquent on?

i.e. husband & wife divorce, wife receives $117,000 cash from ex's retirement account, wife defaults on all her debts she agreed to aquire in the divorce FJ can she be forced to pay those debts by the husband through lawsuit/contemp of court filing to bring those debts current or settled.

Asked on 7/08/13, 5:31 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

David Slater David P. Slater, Esq.

A contempt proceeding is available.

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Answered on 7/09/13, 5:09 am

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