Austin, TX asked in Divorce for Texas

Q: Is refusing to comply with some divorce decree provisions cause to appeal the decree? Is J of P court an alternative?

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Robert Allen Thornton

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  • Addison, TX
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A: No to both questions. You have to enforce the decree in a district court. If it is a family district court, and the provision involves the children, you have to go back to the family court. If the provision resulted from an agreement that could be enforced as a contract you could file in a civil district court.

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Rahlita D. Thornton

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  • Houston, TX
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A: You need to file for an enforcement action but only after you have a clear understanding of those provisions set out in the order. Let us know if we can help. 888-343-4529.

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