How can you file a legal complaint against your ex-spouse for failure to comply with divorce decree?

Asked on September 14, 2012 under Family Law, Michigan

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

I am assuming that the divorce decree incorporated an agreement.  The agreement is a contract and you can bring an action for a breach of the agreement or a mtoino for contempt for failure to comply with the order of the court that incorporated the agreement.  There can be time limitations for contempt proceedings so check in your state.  Good luck.


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