Enforcement of Court Orders
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divorce results in a legally binding court order, requiring all involved parties
to adhere to its terms. Unfortunately, insubordinate ex-spouses may sometimes
choose to violate these orders and create a whole new set of legal issues.
If you are in need of assistance enforcing a court order established during
your divorce, our Scottsdale family lawyers at Owens & Perkins, P.C.
are here for you. Backed by more than 130 years of combined legal experience
and an AV® Preeminent™ Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, we
can provide the powerful representation you need to ensure your rights
Contact our office online today to discuss your situation in full detail.
Enforcing a Wide Range of Court Orders
During a divorce, spouses are tasked with either coming to an agreement
on a wide variety of critical aspects of your day-to-day lives and finances
or the Court will decide for you. If your divorce was contested, typically
one or both parties are unhappy with some or all of the Court Orders.
If a paying spouse is unhappy with what the Court ordered, it is possible
that your ex-spouse may have a higher inclination to ignore the Court’s
orders, requiring you to seek enforcement.
Court orders that are frequently violated include those surrounding the
Regardless of whether your spouse has failed to meet the requirements of
a court order through willful disobedience or simple forgetfulness, you
have the right to seek to have your orders enforced. Whether through police
involvement or petitioning to have the courts hold your spouse in contempt
of court, our team of advocates can help you pursue a course of action
that maximizes your chances of securing the results you desire.
Contact the Police in Case of Emergency
Sometimes, ex-spouses may choose to ignore a legal decision making/custody/parenting
time order and keep the child/children without the legal right to do so.
While this may be an honest mistake in some cases, it could be considered
custodial interference or parental kidnapping. If you have reason to believe
that your ex-spouse has taken your child with the intention of fleeing
the state without your permission, or has taken your child without the
intention of relinquishing custody, it is imperative you contact your
local police department immediately. If you want to review the Arizona
law on custodial interference
CLICK HERE - Arizona law on custodial interference.
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Enforcing a court order is not an easy task – and it should certainly
not be attempted alone. At Owens & Perkins, our Scottsdale family
lawyers understand the frustrations that can arise when an uncooperative
spouse fails to live up to their court-ordered responsibilities and we
are prepared to do everything within our power to ensure your rights are
protected. Your livelihood and wellbeing are at stake when a court order
is violated. Let us put our knowledge and skills to work for you so you
can rest easy.
Schedule a free 30-minute case review today to review your legal options in detail.