Can I get my ex-husband to pay me in a way other than he has been?
Question Details: My ex-husband was judged to pay me for the equity in our former home. Then, 10 years later I had to take him to court to pay me. He received a judgement to pay me monthly with interest. He sends a certified letter that has to be signed with a check each month. He knows it isn't possible for anyone to be there to sign because we work, along with not being able to get to post office during hours due to working. It's ben hard getting someone to pick ot up for me. He refused my request to deposit it into the bank account that I opened just for this. How can I change the way he pays me? He was judged to pay me each month starting 30 days after court. That was on the 13th. He mails it anywhere between the 14th and the 21st so I never can prepare to receive it.
He has to pay however he was ordered to pay you by the court--no other way. Or if the court did not specify a way for him to pay you, he can pay however he wants, so long as he sends the payment out in time: he is not required to take your needs, schedule, etc. into account. So unless the court ordered electronic deposit, you cannot make him to that.
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