Guilty of contempt 10k for reducing monthly payment
Divorce set amount for two children together...I cut payment in half when oldest child turned 18 & got married...after accepting 1 yr of reduced payments...my ex wanted me to sign adoption of minor child to her and her new husband or threaten she would file contempt for arrearaged which I didn't owe..contacted my att. who said don't worry...nevered missed making cs payments for minor child...after ex accepted 2 yr of reduced payments and again requested my agreement to adoption in exchange for "past due child support" responsed i would never agree to adoption.
Immediately rec'd suponea... My attorney screwed me!!! was never told i need court order modification to reduce support...My att.NEVER OFFERED ANY DEFENSE NOR explaination to court being past due $ for oldest child after turned 18 married had baby... Attorney error. Attorney aware of suit as leverage to have me sign away my rights to minor child...No details, explaination, statement of never missed a payment for minor or any kind of defense/justication given to court. modified current obligation $100 more plus $200. month for arrearages of 10K...Help!!!