In 2012, Moore was present in contempt of court docket for failing to pay Allison a financial settlement beneath their divorce, for alimony and youngster assist, as agreed upon. Months later, a choose issued one other order mandating that he make the past-due funds, which by that time amounted to greater than $333,300.
In March 2013, the choose appointed a lawyer named Kyle Skopic to deal with the sale of Stephen Moore’s northern Virginia residence if he didn’t pay Allison what he owed.
In a court docket submitting, Skopic instructed the choose that she had written Moore to speak in regards to the sale in early Could “however obtained no response.”
She then referred to as Moore, however he “curtly suggested that the home was not on the market and hung up,” the submitting stated.
Then, on Could 17, 2013, Skopic went to the home “with 4 cops, two realtors and a locksmith,” based on her submitting.
“The locksmith picked the lock, the police cleared the property to make sure there have been no risks,” Skopic wrote. “The realtors toured the property and measured the rooms to create a ground plan.”
Skopic wrote that she referred to as “Moore to ask him the place he wished the brand new key to the entrance door left.”
“He was very argumentative, denied that we have been in his home, and once more suggested that the home was not on the market,” Skopic wrote. “Additional, he acknowledged that he had taken out a ‘second mortgage’ and had paid off his spouse.’ “
The following day, Skopic had a for-sale signal put up on the propery.
On Could 23, 2013, Allison Moore’s lawyer instructed Skopic that Stephen Moore had paid Allison $150,000 on Could 22 — 5 days after Stephen Moore had claimed to Skopic that he had already paid Allison, based on Skopic’s submitting.
“Allegedly, Mr. Moore instructed his spouse that he was getting a house fairness to cowl the stability due,” Skopic wrote.
Skopic requested the choose the way to proceed, given the truth that it might be “unfair to have a realtor spend money and time getting the property in the marketplace if Mr. Moore then merely pays his debt and there stays no must promote his home.”
Skopic added that she believed Moore had made further funds to Allison, and “she now not wishes for the home to be bought.”
The court-ordered sale of the home was referred to as off as soon as Moore paid Allison about two-thirds of what he owed her.