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So one cannot get a lien until there is a judgment. So you would first need a judgment, then you can go forward with the lien process.
If he has failed to pay debt, and there is a court order to this effect, you can bring a motion to compel payment, along with a request for a contempt citation. Now if he is financially unable (doesnt appear to be so) to pay the debt, the court won't issue a contempt citation (inability is a justification -at least for contempt purposes as the party needs to be in Willful violation of a court order).
If he is not paying on the home, it is quite possible that the judge will order him to quitclaim it to you, or to list it with an agent, so as to avoid foreclosure for non payment.
If he is not an active participant in the kids' life, you can request a modification based on changed circumstances- and ask that the order reflect the current status quo - so that he is only awarded time that he will actually utilize.
As far as evicting, if the court ordered him the use of the house, then he cannot be evicted. The proper method would be to request a modification of the order.
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