If I have a judgement that my ex was never able to pay and now he has inherited a large sum of money, how can I get him to satisfy the judgement?
Question Details: I have a judgement that my ex was never able to pay and now he has inherited a large sum of money. My question is how can I get him to pay on the judgement that I was granted in my divorce?
You can pursue contempt of court against your ex for not complying with the terms of your divorce decree.
You will need to file an Order to Show Cause for a hearing. Call the court clerk to schedule the hearing. Include the date/time/department of the hearing on your Order to Show Cause. Also file your declaration signed under penalty of perjury stating the facts in support of your contempt of court claim. File any additional supporting evidence. File a proof of service (court form). Mail a copy of your court-filed documents to your ex to give him notice of the hearing.
The proof of service verifies the date of mailing.
Prior to filing your documents with the court, ask the court clerk if any additional documents are required to file for contempt of court because the required documents may vary from state to state.
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