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Enforcement of Orders

Encino, CA Family Law Attorney

Now that your divorce is settled and you are started to rebuild your life, you trust that your ex-spouse will comply with all divorce orders outlined in your final divorce decree. In the divorce decree, everything from visitation, spousal support, custody and child support will be outlined. These orders that are outlined in your divorce decree and failure to adhere to them can cause serious complications. If you are a spouse that is looking to enforce an order, or you are in breach of a court order, it is important that you work with Cutter & Lax.

If you are looking to enforce a custody order upon your ex-spouse, there are a few things you should remember. First, it is important that you keep a copy of your court orders, preferably in a safe place. These orders are important because they outline the details that are expected from your ex-spouse. If they are child custody orders, it is recommended that you do your best to remember the details of the orders such as visitation, holidays and vacation time. Spousal or child support orders should be memorized as well, because failure from a spouse to pay on the designated pay date could cause significant problem.

When a parent does not adhere to a portion of the court order, there are a few options that you can take. First and foremost, you need to contract that is required of them by the state, you need to quickly contact authorities. With the assistance of a police officer, you may be able to enforce the order. Next, you need to contact an attorney. When you work with a lawyer, such as one from Cutter & Lax, you can file an action of contempt with the court. This process can be very long and complicated and requires the assistance of a trusted attorney. It is vitally important that you act quickly and retain the legal counsel of an attorney.

Two Decades of Experience

Is your divorce finalized and now you are facing an enforcement complication? You need to work with an attorney right away! At Cutter & Lax, we understand that it is important to you that these laws get enforced, which is why we will work aggressively to ensure that your ex-spouse adheres to these orders. When you work with our team, you will be working with lawyers who have over two decades of experience in providing outstanding representation to clients in their time of need. If you have questions about your situation or what the best way to enforce a court order is, do not hesitate to schedule a free case evaluation with Cutter & Lax today.

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