We are in Florida. We got divorced January 2016. In the divorce she got the Dodge Durango and I got my Chevrolet Silverado. The Dodge Durango is currently financed in both of our names, I was court ordered to continue making payments until it's paid off. In February 2016 I removed myself from the insurance and got a new policy. She never made a payment after that on the policy for the Durango. They have put force place insurance on it due to this and my payments have went up and I've paid well over 600$ extra. Because the balance is less than 2000$ they will not put force place insurance on it after April but instead have said they will repossess it if it isn't insurance due to breach of contract. Is there anyway I can go to court and get the money from her that she has cost me and make her get insurance on the car she drives? Our divorce decree doesn't specify who pays insurance only that I make the car payments
This is why you hire divorce lawyers to address these issues properly. Since that seems not to have happened before that is what needs to happen now.
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Take a look at your marital settlement agreement (assuming one was executed). If you believe there's a breach of that agreement you can try to rectify the issue by bringing it up before the family court judge. Have your lawyer do something about it as there's possibly an attorney's fee provision embedded within the marital settlement agreement that would require the breaching party to pay for your attorney's fees
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Look at your marital settlement agreement too seek if it addressed this. Also, if you were represented call your divorce attorney. If not, you probably need to consult with one. Good luck to you.
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