Judges make rulings in divorce and other family law proceedings, but often people fail to follow court orders. It is sometimes necessary to return to court to ask for help enforcing court orders. You may need legal help to enforce orders to pay debts, return marital property, pay child support or spousal support, or to give you access to your children. The experienced attorneys of Shaffer & Associates will inform you of your options under California law and advocate for your rights. We work with individuals throughout San Diego county and the surrounding communities.
Your judgment of divorce or other court orders should clearly state the terms of your marital property division, what alimony or child support you are due, as well as your rights to child custody and visitation (also known as parenting time). If your former spouse or your child's other parent is not complying, there are a number of ways a family law attorney and the courts can help:
The divorce and family law attorneys of Shaffer & Associates have years of experience advocating for our clients' interests by means tailored to each client's specific situation and concerns. Regardless of whether we represented you in your divorce, we can work with you to enforce your divorce decree and related orders. Alternatively, if your circumstances have changed since your divorce and you believe you should have more time with your kids—or that a support order should be changed—we can help you to petition the court to modify the original order.
The San Diego attorneys of Shaffer & Associates serve San Diego County and the surrounding communities, including Orange County, Riverside County and Los Angeles County. Contact Shaffer & Associates online or call (619) 595-3167 today to speak with us about enforcing a divorce decree or other agreement or court order.