Hi, A court speaks through its written orders and judgments. If the $10,000 is in writing you can take him back to court and enforce it. If there is no written order or judgment then you have a serious problem. You should order a transcript from the hearing ordering the $10,000 and make sure that it is reduced to a court order or judgment. Talk to an attorney for more advice and information. Good luck to you.
If a judge or referee ordered that something be paid, it must be reduced to some writing to be enforceable. You could drag him into court and order the transcript from the hearing where he was ordered to pay and perhaps the judge would enforce it by holding your ex in contempt.
Nothing in writing anywhere? Then no, you can't.
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