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You could sue for an affirmative injunction to force her to record the documents or you can defend the case based on no ownership interest.
If you don't defend the case you can get a judgment against you and they can try and collect it.
The amount is less than $10,000 and the house is worth $100,000 wouldn't they go after the house first?
Yes, normally so. However, there would still be a judgment against you until the house is auctioned off and the monies applied to any mortgage that exists and the taxes.
And assuming that they get enough to pay those off.
Thank you. I think I'll defend on no ownership as I have photo copies of the documents.
Just the fact that a judgment is issued against you will have some effect on your credit rating if they find out.
That is a valid defense and one that the tax authority probably will not put up too much of a fight against.
That would be OK.
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