Family Maintenance Enforcement Program: Maintenance Lien Fact Sheet

Where the person who is supposed to pay support (the payor) falls behind in support payments, the Family Maintenance Enforcement Program can register a maintenance lien against the payor's personal property, such as a motor vehicle, boat, trailer or manufactured home.

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child support, spousal support, enforcement of support, missed or late payments, liens, maintenance lien, lien against personal property, Family Maintenance Enforcement Program (FMEP)
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