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You are correct that a transfer of this nature can be considered an attempt to defraud creditors. If the court finds it to be a fraudulent transfer, the transfer can be voided, thus putting title back into your ex husband's name so that you can put a lien on his house for back child support. Unfortunately, if the Dept. of Child Support Services won't do anything about this, the only other way is to hire a private attorney to have the transfer invalidated. I do not recommend doing this yourself, as it will entail complicated motions and briefs to be filed with the court.
Keep in mind that once the property is transferred back into his name, you will only have a lien against his portion of the equity in the home. That means that, if the property is sold or refinanced at some point, you will be paid from his half of the proceeds after all mortgages and taxes are paid off first. Therefore, the process of getting the property back into his name may not be worthwhile for you.
Best of luck to you.
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