2020 Massachusetts General Laws
Part II - Real and Personal Property and Domestic Relations
Title III - Domestic Relations
Chapter 209c - Children Born Out of Wedlock
Section 19 - Judgment or Temporary Order of Support; Enforcement

Universal Citation: MA Gen L ch 209c § 19 (2020)

Section 19. A judgment of support issued in conclusion of a proceeding under this chapter or a temporary support order issued under this chapter may be enforced with one or more of the following methods:

(1) contempt in accordance with sections thirty-four and thirty-four A of chapter two hundred and fifteen;

(2) execution of the judgment;

(3) attachment of or lien against property;

(4) trustee process, in accordance with the provisions of chapter two hundred and forty-six;

(5) equitable actions to reach and apply for the enforcement of judgments; and

(6) any other civil remedy available for the enforcement of judgments or for the enforcement of support or custody orders entered under chapter two hundred and eight, and two hundred and nine, or received, entered or registered pursuant to chapter two hundred and nine D, including any remedy available under chapter 119A.

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