What can I do if my ex-wife hasn't gotten my name off of the mortgage?
Question Details: I have a divorce that was finalized a month ago. We had a house with a loan that was awarded to my ex. She refuses to take any actions to remove my name from the loan. I'm just trying to find the form I need to file a motion for enforcement, the rest I can handle myself.
You can pursue contempt of court against your ex for failure to comply with the divorce decree.
You will need to file an Order to Show Cause to request a hearing for contempt of court. Call the court clerk to schedule the hearing. Include the date, time, and 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 evidence, documents, etc. Also file a proof of service (court form) with the court. Mail a copy of all these court-filed documents to your ex to provide her with 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 for contempt of court because the required documents may vary from state to state.
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