Florida Husband (former attorney) ordered to pay alimony.
Ex-Wife diagnosed with terminal cancer.
Ex-Husband reportedly stops paying alimony.
Upon requests for payment, ex-Husband allegedly asked “aren’t you dead yet?”
Ex-wife needs alimony for medicine, housing, etc.
Ex-wife reportedly tried to move the case closer due to health issues. Judge allegedly refused.
An attorney has now offered to help ex-wife without charge.
The reader is left to wonder why an income deduction wage garnishing order was not entered previously.
Sadly, enforcement remains the Achilles Heel of the legal system for far too many dependent former spouses and children. Even those who aren’t dying of cancer.