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How to get my name off of a joint mortgage?

Question Details: My girlfriend and I bought a house together 13 years ago. We have since split up, I'm letting her stay in the house but she is responsible for paying the mortgage. In the meantime I'm getting ready to move on with my life and am curious if she has to buy me out of my half of the house. She is getting behind on the payments which is having a negative impact on my credit. does she have to buy me out to keep the house?

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