So I can go down to the court house and file a Motion to Compel,
Well, there is no way to tell you how to draft, file, and argue it. It is a little outside this website's ability to do. You can find a copy online or in your local law library.
how long do those normally take?
A few weeks to be heard, but it can be an ex parte emergency motion if the home is CLOSE to being sold and otherwise the hearing would not take place until after the foreclosure.
If I can catch up the payments on the house now that I know what is going on, then I could also force the sale of the house even though she is still living in it because that is what was indicated in the divorce decree, correct?
One other item, in the decree if the house can not sell then we agreed it could go into foreclosure but she never tried to sell and I didn't realize she wasn't paying. I can still go to the courts for the Motion to Compel to sell it, correct?
Technically, the Judge has leeway here. They will however follow the decree strictly and if there is an issue which the decree does not address, the Judge will decide how that variable applies to the current situation based on WHAT IS FAIR.
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