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Experience:  Began practicing Family Law in 1992
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I caught my husband cheating and want to move out of our

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I caught my husband cheating and want to move out of our leased home. Can I do this without being responsible for the 6 months left on the lease?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  JD 1992 replied 8 months ago.

Hello and thank you for contacting us. This is Dwayne B. and I’m an expert here and looking forward to assisting you today.

Expert:  JD 1992 replied 8 months ago.

It depends on whose name is ***** ***** lease as the leasing party. If it is solely in your husband's name then it would be a community debt but you wouldn't be personally responsible.

If your name is ***** ***** either alone or with your husband then there is nothing you put in your facts that would relieve you of your liability. There could be other facts that you haven't mentioned that would release you of any liability but you'd have to explain them.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Would it help me in court if I have proof of him cheating?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
My name is ***** ***** lease
Expert:  JD 1992 replied 8 months ago.

What type of court proceeding? It would help you with a better property split in a divorce but that's the only kind of case that it would be relevant and admitted. If you are asking whether it would help you if you were sued for the lease then no, it wouldn't even be allowed into evidence.