Ex fraudulently filed taxes claiming family during divorce, court decided to order him to pay me half of the refund within 90days. I have been trying to collect since but have not received a dime from him for this debt. Also was ordered to pay additional money towards a credit card that was used to purchase for our family while still together, again unpaid. The only debt he has paid is spousal and child support which I believe was only paid timely because I had it taken through the state who garnished his paychecks, as he neglected to pay anything for most of the year that preceded the finalization of the divorce.
i am not sure what the statute of limitations is but i would file a motion for contempt right away on the unpaid money. No reason to wait. if the judge finds that he owes the money, has the ability to pay it and refuses he will hold him in contempt and order sanctions which could include jail.
You will need to file a motion to enforce or motion for contempt. You should contact an experienced family law attorney to discuss the process and possible outcomes in greater detail.
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