Family Maintenance Enforcement Program: Default Fee Fact Sheet

The Family Maintenance Enforcement Program charges the person who is supposed to pay support (the payor) a fee, called the default fee, if they miss or are late with two payments within the same calendar year. This fact sheet provides information about the default fee.

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enforcement of support, missed or late payments, child support, spousal support, default fee, Family Maintenance Enforcement Program (FMEP)
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