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Who is responsible for cost of house repairs if we quitclaim deeded our house with a life estate?

Regardless of who ultimately gets the house after you and wife (whether it is …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 months ago

What are my options with a house my ex and I purchased when we were married?

You can't make him buy the house, but you can force its sale: there is …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 months ago

If there are 4 bothers who own a home, can one sell without the others?

No, he can NOT sell the entire property without the consent of his co- …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 4 months ago

My real estate broker in insisting I sign a Listing Agent Commission Request form before the appraisal is back on the house.

Don't sign unless and until you get the information (e.g. the appraisal) you require …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 5 months ago

I co-signed a mortgage for my ex-spouse's home, but I am not on the deed - what happens if she dies?

1) You are still liable for the mortgage--your contractual obligation to pay (a mortgage …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 months ago