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Hi, I need help knowing what steps I should take in a property division situation. I was awarded a boat and trailer in a divorce, my ex sold the boat and trailer without my or the court's knowledge. I have in my possession a trailer that was awarded to her. She is now trying to obtain that trailer behind my back. I have proof she disobeyed the court order regarding the trailer and boat awarded to me and need to know if I can withhold the trailer from her until a contempt of court hearing can be filed against her for her disposal of assets belonging to me.

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Wisconsin

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Lawyer: P. Simmons, Attorney replied 7 months ago

I want to make sure I understand...I understand that she is is in contempt (for selling the boat and trailer that was to be given to you). You want to know if this would allow you to disobey the decree?

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