Bakersfield, CA asked in Family Law for California

Q: Would contempt of court filing help me get property? We have ongoing dissolution family law case and she has been order

Order says for her to sign deeds but she will not follow orders

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Indy G. Colbath
Indy G. Colbath
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  • Walnut Creek, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: If the order says that she must sign the deed but fails to do so, you can file a motion to request an "elisor" which is the court clerk signing in her place. You should contact an attorney to assist you in preparing this motion.

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

A: Punishments for contempt may include jail or fines. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. 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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