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My Divorce-The sale of my home

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06 Jul 12 #341430 by Aundre Breeman
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Hi,
I am going through a divorce. My husband purchased a home. We moved in and 5 weeks later threw a 5 pound radio at me hitting me in the head. I now have a restraining order against him. He filed for divorce. We had a Prenuptial Agreement that said he would pay 50% of ALL home expenses.Since moving into this house HE has not paid one penny of mortgage or maintenance on this house. I estimate he now owes me $40,000.00+, as this has been going on for two years. The house was also purchased "AS-IS" and he forged my signature on the loan paperwork. I like the house and do not want to move. A judge said the house was to be sold on the market as a standard sale. Both he and I paying half the shortage. A second judge, now, has said that she does not think that to be legal, and as I am able, I should pay the full amount of loss which is $80K+. I have been making the mortgage and utility/upkeep payments all by myself, and to pay this shortage it would bankrupt me. The other option is to sell short sale which would ruin my credit again. How can I get him off the mortgage and keep the home (a) without ruining my credit and (b) making him pay his fair amount. I do not know why the 2nd judge expects me to pay it all, and my husband to get a free pass. Like I said we had a prenuptial. It states that we split all payments on the house 50/50. The judges are completely ignoring this. I would like to assume the mortgage, but he will not let go. Can you please email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any recomendations. Thank you

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07 Jul 12 #341663 by Now Gone From Wiki
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Hi AB. As your in the US I can''t offer any comment as I don''t know what the differences in the law are but from the UK I would like to say that I hope you find some help soon.

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