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What does the divorce decree say about the home and the mortgage?
If it isn't addressed in the divorce at all, you may have a tough road ahead. The only way to force the removal of your name from the mortgage is to have a court order in which she is required to refinance the mortgage or otherwise sign whatever is necessary to remove you from the mortgage. If the divorce didn't address that, it may be possible to have the divorce re-opened, but you will most likely need an attorney to review your particular situation and file with the court to have this issue re-opened. At that point, you can get an order from the court regarding the mortgage which can be enforced against your ex.
If your attorney's failure to include this issue as part of the divorce is causing you damage, you may also have a malpractice claim against that attorney.
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