What is alimony?
Alimony is a word of Latin origin, denoting "food" in Georgian. In legal terms, it is an expense that a person having been separated from his/her family pays physically disabled or under-age members of the family (children, parents, spouse).
Avoiding paying alimony results in criminal charge
What alimony-related services are provided by National Bureau of Enforcement?
In case you have a right to receive an alimony in compliance with the court decision and a debtor avoids fulfilling the decision and you aren't getting the right amount of alimony in time, thus, your rights are violated.You can apply to National Bureau of Enforcement to protect your rights. We will help you receive the due sum
• A creditor doesn't have to pre-pay the enforcement due in connection with alimony cases;
• Enforcement due - 7% of the execution-bound demand - has to be paid by a debtor immediately after the start of enforcement.
In order to start enforcement adminsitration, you should present the following documents to the National Bureau of Enforcement:
• court decision (certified copy);
• Enforcement sheet (original);
• Applicant's ID;
• Warrant (original) in case of representation;
• bank account, where the alimony due has to be transferred.
What are the procedures followed by NBE in relation to the alimony-related cases?
Alimony is considered a case that has to be immediately enforced. Accordingly, a enforcement officer sends a debtor a statement regarding the instant voluntary fulfilment of the decision. If a debtor doesn't follow the instruction, a enforcement officer applies the following compulsory enforcement actions:
1. Registration of a debtor in "Debtors' Registry", that results in legal restrictions stipulated by law;
2. Quest, description, attachment, appraisal of a debtor's property and putting it up to a compulsory auction within a month from the day of appraisal;
3. The received sums are transferred to deposit bank account of NBE. The enforcement due will be covered and the alimony will be transferred to a creditor.
What are the statistics for alimony-related cases in NBE?
According to 2010 data, there are 3354 alimony cases registered in NBE, 1229 of them are registered in Tbilisi Enforcement Bureau. Over 30% of debtors are employed and despite their will, they are forced by enforcement officers to pay monthly instalments. The due sums are paid voluntarily only by 35% of debtors.
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Pay alimony and help your child grow up!
Take the following into account:
• There is no time limit in alimony cases;
• Alimony is imposed from suing till a child reaches the full legal age;
• It is authorized to make a debtor pay the alimony via enforcement sheet within 3 years before presenting the sheet for payment;
• Death of one of the sides results in ceasing the case;
• If a debtor's location is unknown or he/she avoids paying the due, he/she is wanted;
• If a debtor is abroad, it is impossible to ensure the alimony pay, as far as a debtor is wanted country-wide only.