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My ex refuses to pay the bills ordered
by our divorce decree and I can not find
the papers I need to file anywhere. I
can not before an attorney.where can I
find the papers?
Asked on September 24, 2017 under Family Law, Indiana
S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 4 years ago | Contributor
Your recourse is to pursue contempt of court against your ex. You will need to file an Order to Show Cause to schedule a hearing. Call the court clerk to schedule the hearing. With the Order to Show Cause, file your declaration signed under penalty of perjury stating the facts in support of contempt of court. File any additional supporting documents and a proof of service. If you are missing any documents, obtain copies from your court file.
Prior to filing your documents with the court, ask the court clerk if any other documents are required for contempt of court because the required documents may vary from state to state.
Mail a copy of your filed documents to your ex with a proof of service which verifies the date of mailing to provide your ex with notice of the hearing.
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