I recently got a notice in the mail about being in contempt for not paying child support. I paid off the balance completely but was then hit with $5000 in interest charges. I have to go to court for this tomorrow. Will I go to jail for this or will the judge work out a payment plan since I paid the entire balance off?
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Re: contempt question
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Without knowing the full history of your payments or previous motions, it is impossible to say. Just inform the court of your principal payment and suggest when you can pay the balance. Hopefully, it will work out for you.
Scott R. Jay, Esq.