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I own my home 100% I got behind in my association fees and

I own my home 100% I got behind in my association fees and need advise cuz they want to foreclose on me and I tried to work out a payment plan with lawyers, I owe $2,000. plus other fees to association, and it brings it up to under $6,000. and then the between the lawyer and other fees brings it up to now $7,900 in all , if I put as much down as possible I can have monthly payments with even more interest by the time its paid off and has to be paid of by the end of 12 monthspaula

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CalAttorney2

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I know when my ex husband used his inheritance money for a

I know when my ex husband used his inheritance money for a down payment on real estate that we both owned, He received his fulll reimbursement, and then we split the property 50/50, per California Law. Is this law still valid? My new husband and I are divorcing and the down payment came from inheritance. All the money put into the house came from monies I had prior to our marriage, will I receive my money first, before the 50/50 split?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Nothing I can think of bought some timeshare points with inheritance money, and some THomas Kinkaide art pieces these two were about $25000 and the down payment on the house was $244,000

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Barrister

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My boyfriend and I purchased a home in Newport Beach,

My boyfriend and I purchased a home in Newport Beach, California in 2012 for 1.2 million dollars. The title,deed is in both names. He bought the home with his own money but insisted on putting me as a co- owner. We were together, living in the home for 4 years. We split up and I relocated to Florida. He now wants me to sign a quick deed claim so he will own the entire house. I do not want to sign, and I want to know if I am entitled to half the equity. The house is now worth close to 3 million dollars. Please advise. Thank you, Donna

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J. Warren

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My daughter and spouse are getting a divorce. They are

My daughter and spouse are getting a divorce. They are currently separated and not living together. They own a home in which my daughter's spouse is living in. The financial agreement was that both parties would equally share the mortgage payment. The spouse has leased out rooms in the house without my daughters consent. What are our options. Leasing out a room is not an issue but the fimamcial issues and responsibility issues are.This would be NC law

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Ely

Counselor at Law

Juris Doctor

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I was married for 9 months and my wife passed away

I was married for 9 months and my wife passed away unexpectedly. The mortgage was in her name. Am I legally responsible for the mortgage or can I simply walk away?

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legalgems

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I have been living with my husband for 11 years we were

I have been living with my husband for 11 years we were married 5 years ago. We purchased a home together he gave me 10k for the purchase. We have never had a checking account together. We purchased the home in 2008 he had an affair in 2011 left for florida agreed at the time to have his name removed from the deed/title I refinanced the home in my name only I have been the only one who has ever paid for the mortgage. He wants 50% if the sale of the house, would he be entitled to 50% if he did not contribute anything. I invested 27,000 to remodel the kitchen and purchase appliances do I get that back?

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Ely

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My husband and I are separated. We are not in a rush to be

My husband and I are separated. We are not in a rush to be formally divorced as I am not currently working and am covered under his medical insurance. He is looking to buy a house with his girlfriend in the state if Florida (where he currently resides). He was told that he cannot buy a house without my name on the deed and/or the mortgage. I have no interest in doing either, as I am not investing in this house nor living in it. I had read something about a "Homestead Waiver", which would allow me to waive my rights to the house. Anyone my husband has spoken to knows nothing about this. Is there such a thing?

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DrakeLAW

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I've asked this question before so I'm hoping a different

I've asked this question before so I'm hoping a different lawyer will answer it.I live in New Jersey. I've learned that it is not a "community property" state, but it is a "common law" state. So the situation is I own a house. I am married but the deed is and always was just in my name. My wife has an it's lien for owed taxes a few years ago. We have always filed separately, married but separate. So my question is now that I am going to sell the house will that lien on her come to me meaning it has to be paid before or at the sale.I've gotten different answers so I wanted another opinion

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Ray

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I live with a husband/owner and wife non-owner of a house in

I live with a husband/owner and wife non-owner of a house in a shared dwelling. I realise as the wife, she is entitled to half even if she is not on deed. Husband wants me to stay (I am at-will tenant, paying rent) wife wants me to go (claiming criminal activity) and wife filed for summary ejectment (NC) This entire disagreement arose over an argument over housework that escalated with wife eventually giving husband ultimatum (me or her to leave) What could happen at hearing? Doesn't husband have any rights - on deed, only one to pay mortgage etc.

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Loren

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