Questions About Motion for Contempt


#1

My ex-wife is in contempt for not allowing me to go to the house and get my personal belongings and not refinancing the house into her name.
Can I file the motion for contempt and represent myself?
Since I purchased the house before the marriage and it is separate property, can the judge order her to leave?
Can NC Legal Aid represent me in this matter?


(Anna Ayscue) #2

Yes, you can file a contempt motion and represent yourself. The motion is called a motion for order to appear and show cause.

A judge can require your ex-wife to leave the residence if a court order states that you are to have possession of the home and she has not complied with the order.

You can call your local Legal Aid office to inquire about representation.


Anna Ayscue

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