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Question: I was granted a divorce from my husband in January of this year. He was to pay me a certain amount of cash by February and hasn't and was to place the house up for sale and didnt. The house has gone into foreclosure. All this was stated in the papers. Doesn't he have to pay?

Answer:

ARS 25-511.01 adresses court ordered spousal maintenance that has not been paid.  It states the following:

A person who is obligated to pay spousal maintenance pursuant to an order issued by a court of competent jurisdiction is guilty of a class 1 misdemeanor if the person has notice of the order and wilfully and without lawful excuse fails to comply with the terms of that order.

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  • I was granted a divorce from my husband in January of this year. He was to pay me a certain amount of cash by February and hasn't and was to place the house up for sale and didnt. The house has gone into foreclosure. All this was stated in the papers. Doesn't he have to pay?

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