Griffin, GA asked in Family Law for Georgia

Q: My divorce was in Tx. I'm living here for now. Ex not abiding by our decree. Do I go back to tx and use tx. Lawyer?

Ex is not paying spousal supp., Hes supposed to pay 2,000 for 10 yrs. Plus car ins., phone, med. Ins. Some months I'll get 500 or just 250. Would it be best for me to go back to tx and get a legal aid there? I think it would be cheaper since you would have to fly if I used lawyer in Tx, but i didn't know about y'all and jurisdiction??

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Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards
PREMIUM
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  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: You need to speak with a Texas attorney about filing for contempt.

Michael David Birchmore
Michael David Birchmore
Answered
  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: If your ex still lives in TX, then you need to follow up on this in TX. If, however, the ex lives in GA, then you would have to file here to first domesticate the foreign (TX) order and then file to enforce the order (formerly TX now newly GA) here.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV
Answered
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: This depends on where he lives. If it's in Georgia then you can work with an attorney here. If he lives in Texas then you should contact an attorney there for assistance. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

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