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Q: is the court likely to order the wife to pay spousal support
A: If the wife's only income is the pension, then it is unlikely that she'll be required to pay spousal support. However, there is a reasonable chance that the judge will rule that some of the pension is marital property
and that the husband is entitled to some of it.
Q: and/or to order the husband to get a job?
A: That absolutely would not happen. The court has no authority to order the husband to get a job.
Q: How will the foreclosure affect the wife's intent to deed the house to the husband?
A: If the house is foreclosed upon, then there would be nothing to deed, as the wife would no longer own the house. If the wife were to deed the house to the husband prior to the foreclosure, then the that would simply mean that the husband owns the house entirely for a short time before the foreclosure. As an aside, in my opinion it is not usually a good idea to deed the house to a spouse if your name is XXXXX XXXXX mortgage. I would use the ownership
as leverage to force the spouse to refinance. People often make the mistake of deeding the property to the spouse thinking that means they are no longer liable for the mortgage, only to find out later that although they don't own the house any longer, their credit is destroyed and they are sued after the mortgage is not paid.
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