Asked in Small Claims, Divorce, Family Law and Domestic Violence for Louisiana

Q: Breech of protection order by sale of personal effects / community property. What can be done about this issue?

I had a protection order placed on me. During the po and divorce time frame my now ex-wife sold my tools, tool box, air compressor, golf cart, boat and my father's boat. All these items value is close to 12000 US Dollars. Can I press charges on her since I could not while she had po in place? What is the statute of limitations?

1 Lawyer Answer
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
  • Domestic Violence Lawyer
  • Covington, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: Protective Order on you did not prohibit her from selling your property. But a TRO against alienation against her in divorce would have. Call your divorce lawyer to file contempt.

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