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If you can. WI. story. Husband and wife divorce and husband
Long story. Husband and wife divorce and husband agrees to pay off the loan on a 2013 Dodge Ram. Wife typed up the agreement on her computer and printed it. The agreement is signed by both parties in front of a Notary.Four months after the divorce is final, ex-wife trades the 2013 in for a 2014 Dodge Ram. At the time of trade-in, $32,146.31 was still owed on the 2013. Ex-husband continues to make payments to the ex-wife on the balance of the 2013 until 2016 when he hit a financial hardship. That's when the ex-wife started to scream.From October 2014 to June 2016, $14,531.23 was paid willingly to ex-wife, leaving a balance of $17,615.08.In 2017, a judgement for $7,624.80 was awarded to the ex-wife and was paid, leaving a balance of $9,990.28.She produced a copy of the original agreement. The ex-wife had no proof of what the beginning balance owed was, nor the dollar amount of what was paid or still owed. The ex-husband had everything and the judge still sided with the ex-wife.The reason for going through the courts was the ex-wife was going for more money than the agreed upon amount for the 2013 and the ex-husband wanted it on court record for proof of the amount and to be protected from the ex-wife. The ex-husband also wanted judgements so there would be a court record of payment since the ex-wife supposedly didn't know what the money was for that she was receiving from her ex-husband. Even though she knew it was money for the 2013 Dodge Ram.In 2018, a judgement for $6,519.50 was awarded to the ex-wife and was paid, leaving a balance of $3,470.78.She had produced an altered copy of the original agreement that she changed 2013 to 2014, she signed it and told the judge that she showed it to her ex-husband and she stated he tossed it back at her and said he wasn't signing it because he had signed the original. She then told they judge they had a verbal agreement. There was no verbal agreement. The "new" altered agreement was first seen by the ex-husband in that court hearing. The ex-wife had no proof of what the beginning balance owed was, nor the dollar amount of what was paid or still owed. The ex-husband had everything and the judge still sided with the ex-wife.The judge asked the ex-husband if they had an agreement and the answer was yes. The judge did not clarify if it was the 2013 or 2014 and the ex-husband did not ask and assumed it was about the 2013, so the judge assumed and deemed that they were agreed on a 2014. The judge agreed with the ex-wife that they had a verbal agreement. There was no verbal agreement - everything was done in writing, never in person.In 2019, a judgement for $9531.00 was awarded to the ex-wife and is currently being paid.The ex-wife again went back into her computer and altered again the original agreement by changing the 2014 back to the original 2013 and spacing the paragraphs down to add an ammendment to the top. So now, we have 3 different copies of an agreement; the original and 2 altered copies. And again, this altered "agreement" was not seen by the ex-husband until this court hearing. Again, the ex-wife had no proof of what the beginning balance owed was, nor the dollar amount of what was paid or still owed. The ex-husband had everything and the judge still sided with the ex-wife. The ex-wife stated the ex-husband was 15 months behind in payments, which is false. He was 5 months behind.This time, when the ex-wife does a wage garnishment, she adds on 'Unpaid post-judgement interest'. On the first garnishment for $9,531.00, she adds $619.52 interest. For 10 days, the interest is correct at $16.97, a difference of $602.55.On the second garnishment for $8,016.14, she adds $2,019.43 interest. For 91 days, the interest is correct at $129.91, a difference of $1,889.52.So, now not only was she awarded $6,060.22 more than what she is due, but now she is adding a lot more interest than she is entitled to by law in the amount of $2,492.07.The ex-wife knows she … read more
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