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my husband violated our divorcee judgement by not following

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my husband violated our divorcee judgement by not following its terms..he did not assist and cooperate with me in refinancing a property I received in settlement, causeing me to end up in a lengthy litigation with bank for fraud in the mortgage...also, owed me a lump some on a property sold after divorce and convinced me to take a second trust deed on it..parties have since defaulted on second..also, he admitted to earning a large bonus which he didn't disclose before divorce was final..this is California..I am pro per..what is simplist way to file a motioon including all these issues to preserve some time limitations
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You may consider bringing a contempt action to compel your ex to adhere to the order and bring the mortgage current.

Generally speaking, when someone violates the court orders they are considered to be in contempt of court. To enforce your rights one typically would file a motion for contemp. In that motion you indicate what the orders are and how he has violated them.

Here are the links to the California forms typically used - please note that instructions follow the form:

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank you..the divorce settlement reads that he will cooperate with in arranging future refinancing on mortgage I inherited with property I received in settlement..I had that put in because he is a realestate expert, kand I am not..he directed me to a mortgage broker who I found out had her license revoked in California for egrigous actions

That makes sense – you may also have an action in negligence for negligently referring you to the mortgage broker that had her license revoked. I suggest that you meet with local counsel fully investigate the situation and to discuss this possibility

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