Q: What papers do I file for alimony in Florida with the case in Massachusetts. ?
My ex husband owes me court ordered alimony has not paid me in almost 4 yrs he moved to Florida a yr ago built a million dollar home . I have served him a few time never showed up for court the judge has him in contempt here in Massachusetts. I don’t know what I need to do to start a Florida case ? Is it motion for contempt case due to alimony in mass or do I start a motion for alimony in Florida I have all my papers and judgement from here in mass . I don’t know where to begin for Florida . The judge said to seek execution but he has no assets here . I have been fighting this battle for 12 yrs back & fourth to court . Also a life insurance policy he is court orders to give me 3 yrs ago stating I am the beneficiary and I have yet to get that also . Any help at all I would greatly appreciate it I can’t seem to get help anywhere . If I know where to start and the right papers to file where to send them in the Florida courts . Thank you so much for at least reading this . happy holidays
A: You would need to hire a family law lawyer here in Florida. He would need to domesticate the foreign Massachusetts Alimony order here in Florida. Once that transfer is made, you can then enforce that via discovery and contempt if need be.
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