Unfortunately, a quit claim deed does not accomplish as much as you had suggested. In a divorce action, there are two important aspects of the marital home that need to be considered, legal title to the property and the loan against the property.
As to the legal title to the property, this can be addressed by way of the quit claim deed. If your husband were to sign the quit claim deed, this would convey his interest in the property to you. This would eliminate any claim he might have to an ownership interest in the property.
As to the loan against the property, this can be addressed by way of the refinancing of the mortgage. However, it is not effected in anyway by a quit claim deed.
So, if he signs a quit claim, he loses any interest in the property but still has a financial obligation with the mortgage. Only a quit claim deed AND a refi will sever all of his ties to the property.
Please let me know if you need clarification on anything.
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