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I am inquiry how I might force a person to re-pay money that

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I am inquiry how I might force a person to re-pay money that was loaned. A promissory note was issued, signed and notarized. The loan was to pay for delinquent
real estate tax in St. Louis Co. Mo.
The tax was $13,000 on a house in Ellisville Mo.
In the promissory note the agreement was to list the house for sale. After a sale was completed , payment of the loan would be made.
The house has never been listed with a real estate company.
The promissory note was given August 21, 2012.
Thank you for your question. I look forward to working with you to provide you the information you are seeking.

If you have a written contract, which is what the promissory note is, and the other party will not comply with the terms, your only legal recourse is to file suit in court for breach of contract and seek to get the court to order either repayment or force a sale on the house. If the party does not comply with the court order, then they can be held in contempt of court for refusing to do so.

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