Maine Revised Statutes

§2603. Enforcement of orders

Upon a motion to enforce a judgment of spousal support, support or costs, after notice and an opportunity for hearing, the court may make a finding of money due, render judgment for that amount, and order: [1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF).]

1. Execution and levy.  Execution and levy as provided under Title 14, chapter 403;
[ 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF) .]
2. Installment payments.  Specified installment payments as provided under Title 14, sections 3126-A to 3136, without a separate disclosure hearing, if the court has already determined the judgment debtor's ability to pay and the debtor's receipt of money from a source other than a source that is otherwise exempt from trustee process, attachment and execution;
[ 1999, c. 587, §13 (AMD) .]
3. Order to employer or payor of earnings.  The employer or other payor of earnings to make direct payments, if the court has ordered installment payments under section 2602 or otherwise. This order has absolute priority over all previously filed orders against earnings and assignments of earnings not relating to enforcement of spousal support, child support or costs;
[ 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF) .]
4. Attachment.  Attachment as provided under Title 14, chapter 507;
[ 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF) .]
5. Execution.  Execution as provided under Title 14, chapter 509;
[ 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF) .]
6. Other methods.  Any other method of enforcement that may be used in a civil action; or
[ 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF) .]
7. Security.  The judgment debtor to give security, post a bond or give some other guarantee to secure payment of the judgment.
[ 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1995, c. 694, §B2 (NEW). 1995, c. 694, §E2 (AFF). 1999, c. 587, §13 (AMD).