Child Support Suit Filed in Fulton County against NFL Star

An interesting website called Salary Money that lets people compute and examine their salary in real time from different perspectives specializes in providing some eye-opening details about the money that celebrities — especially sports stars — make.

Take Terrell Owens, the likely future Hall of Fame professional football player known virtually as much for his flamboyance as for his talent on the field. Salary Money estimates that, based on an eight-hour work day, he made $33,333.33 each working day last year, which, broken down further, comes to $4,166.66 per hour.

And yet he can’t pay the $5,000 a month in child support that he was ordered to pay by order of a Georgia court in 2007.

The mother of his young son filed a lawsuit against him in Fulton County Superior Court on June 20 to enforce the order. She wants Owens, who is a resident of Fulton County, held in contempt.

The mother’s attorney says that Owens’ financial advisers have informed the mother that Owens no longer intends to pay the full amount. It is not immediately clear how much Owens did pay for June, the first month he failed to pay the entire $5,000.

“Rather than discussing the situation with her or her lawyers first, he simply cut his child support,” said the mother’s attorney.

The woman says she has no animosity toward Owens and simply wants him “to follow the order to which he agreed.”

Related Resource: Associated Press, “Woman says Owens fails to pay some child support” June 29, 2011

Reach Out To Our Experienced Team For Help With Your Legal Issues

How The Siemon Law Firm Can Help

Contact our Georgia Family Law Firm by calling 770-888-5120 or by completing this contact form.

An attorney will respond within 24 business hours.

    Fields marked with an * are required

    I Have Read The Disclaimer *

    Our Office Locations

    Cumming, Georgia

    347 Dahlonega St #100,
    Cumming, GA 30040 770-888-5120 Cumming Law Office Map

    Marietta, Georgia

    1850 Parkway Pl Suite 715,
    Marietta, GA 30067 770-888-5312 Marietta Law Office Map

    Alpharetta, Georgia

    4555 Mansell Rd,
    Alpharetta, GA 30022
    770-888-5093 Alpharetta Law Office Map

    Atlanta, Georgia

    3400 Peachtree Rd NE Suite 555,
    Atlanta, GA 30326 770-888-5078 Atlanta Law Office Map