Part of my divorce settlement was that I was to retrieve my personal items from the home my spouse was to keep within 21 days of divorce. My ex had placed a protective order against me, therefore I had to contact the Sheriff's Dept in an attempt to have them go with me to get my belongings. They informed me that they have to make contact with my ex as he owned the home in order to get permission and only then can they go with me to get my things. They made attempts, even a few times with me on speaker phone to calling his home phone and left messages. I made every attempt possible and now I am in fear that he has disposed of my things some of which were passed down to me as well as furniture. His atty states that I was in contempt for not retrieving within the timeframe. What can I do?
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