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Question: I would like to enforce my divorce decree. In the decree my ex husband was to buy me out of a portion of our business. He had 2 years to buy out my portion with an agreed upon amount. He is refusing to do so. What do I need to file in order to enforce this? The business is still operating and he is employed by it.

Answer: Please keep in mind that this is general information and you may want to seek legal advice pertaining to your specific circumstances. According to A.R.S. 25-508 any judgment, order or decree may be enforced as a matter of right by lien, execution, attachment, garnishment, levy, appointment of a receiver, provisional remedies or any other form of relief provided by law as an enforcement remedy for civil judgments. Enforcement of the decree will depend on what’s in the Judge’s order. You can access the relevant family court forms for Maricopa County from the Maricopa County Superior Court.  The Arizona Supreme Court's website has a Court Locator to find courts in other counties.

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  • I would like to enforce my divorce decree. In the decree my ex husband was to buy me out of a portion of our business. He had 2 years to buy out my portion with an agreed upon amount. He is refusing to do so. What do I need to file in order to enforce this? The business is still operating and he is employed by it.

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