What do I file with the court if the divorce required that the house be sold but it never was?
Question Details: I was divorced 5 years ago and the house should have been sold. It was on the market but my ex decided that he wanted to buy me out but he never did. He still owns the multi-family and collects the rent. We have joint custody but for the past 10 months he has no place for the kids to stay, so since then the 3 kids have lived with me.
You can pursue contempt of court against your ex. You will need to file an Order to Show Cause for a hearing for contempt of court. Call the court clerk to schedule the hearing. Include the date/time/department of the hearing on the Order to Show Cause. Also file with the court your declaration signed under penalty of perjury stating the facts supporting your contempt of court claim. File any additional supporting documents , evidence. File a proof of service (court form).
File the above with the court and mail a copy to your ex to provide him with notice of the contempt of court 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 because the required documents may vary from state to state. File in MA where the divorce was filed.
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