Thank you for your question. Please permit me to assist you with your concerns.I have gone ahead and read in detail your situation, and understand your concerns. However the answer here is very direct and very specific--what governs is the latest order, since that order overturns and overwrites the prior order that was put in place. It is irrelevant if circumstances changed or not, the courts would focus on the latest order or decree. As that occurred in January 2013, that would be the controlling decree in this matter, even if it is not really the decree that you wish would take precedence. Furthermore, since that decree calls for a sale of the home, you are then obligated to provide best means of attempting to comply with that order. There are really only two potential recommendations here. The first is to comply with the decree as listed, since you and your ex are both bound by those conditions. The second is to attempt to take this back to court, claim that there was a significant change in circumstance, and a request to get the initial order renewed. I must, however, be realistic and state that it is very highly unlikely that courts would agree to modify this order especially since it has only been in place for less then 6 months.Good luck.
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