Oklahoma City, OK asked in Divorce and Family Law for Michigan

Q: Question about jurisdiction? Court took all rights away from defendant,in sale of home gave all control to plaintiff,

It says court Does not retain jurisdiction over negotiations between the parties through counsel..

This where it was defendant's family home for 50 years, plaintiff did not want the house. During divorce trial they stated she did not want it, this was all defendant ask for. Court stated defendant was not entitled to family home defendant offered $150, 000

140,000 135,000

Plaintiff refused, all offers

Court made defendant sell to plaintiff for $105000 minus 25,000 in repair plaintiff wanted done .MY QUESTION IS

Did court have JURISDICTION to do this when judgement said Court did not have jurisdiction between parties?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: What you are seeing in writing would be in the the judgment of divorce. In a divorce, the court does have jurisdiction over the marital assets. When the parties don't agree, it's the court's job to make an order. And the court retains jurisdiction to enforce that order.

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