Mattapoisett, MA asked in Divorce for Massachusetts

Q: Court order says my ex has 120 days to remove his things from my property. It's been 150 days, can I keep them or toss?

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Theresa Spearing
Theresa Spearing
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  • Concord, NH
  • Licensed in Massachusetts

A: If your Order specifically states that you can keep the items for yourself or toss them away if he does not remove them within 120 days, it would not do either. Your ex is in violation of the Order and you must file a Contempt against him to get him to remove his things. I understand it is frustrating that you have to take further steps to get him to obey the Order so prior to filing a Contempt you should make every attempt to communicate with him about your intentions to file. Perhaps that may motivate him to get his things out of your property and save you time and money.

Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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  • Brooklyn, NY
  • Licensed in Massachusetts

A: What does the order say about that? More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.

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