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To do so you will need to get him to refinance or to sell the property. The bank will want to hold on to the parties who signed the mortgage and try to make them pay. So if he won't do anything you may need to go to the Family Court and force him to sell the property so this does not fall back on you. If he doesn't cooperate you can force a sale which will get rid of the issue, although if the mortgage is not fully repaid then you will need to negotiate with the bank. As you are shown as a co owner you are equally liable for the mortgage until the property is sold.