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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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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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When my wife bought a house I signed a paper saying I have

When my wife bought a house I signed a paper saying I have no interest in it, and then when we got divorced the court ordered her to pay 100% of the HOA fees that she owed and I got to pay 100% of the IRS that we owed. Now the HOA lawyers are saying that I am also responsible for paying the fees due to "community property" law. Is the correct?

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A woman and I bought a home in 1999. We married on year

A woman and I bought a home in 1999. We married on year later. I am not listed on either mortgage or warranty deed. I contributed to initial down payment and have made payments before and after we were married. Is this community property?

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My husband ( of eight years) bought a 5 acre parcel of land

My husband ( of eight years) bought a 5 acre parcel of land on Lake Michigan a few decades ago when he was married to his previous wife. They are finally selling the property to another party and the closing documents arrived for my husband to sign ( we live in CA), and there is no request or mention of my need to sign off on this sale. Is that appropriate?

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Do I need consent form done by my husband in state prison. I

Do I need consent form done by my husband in state prison. I am selling a home with just my name on it and I have power of attorney over him.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in? Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Arizona and I have tried for three days. I have very little money so I am going through My AZ Lawyers but I haven't gotten a call back. Title company wants the paper.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: The reason he is there is 2nd degree attempted murder. Mine, I almost died and have started a divorce.

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If you sign a deed that is later determined to be void can

If you sign a deed that is later determined to be void can you then argue adverse possession?

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I am married and I want to buy a property in my name

I am married and I want to buy a property in my name only(with a mortgage).We don't want both our names to be on the mortgage,so that my husband's credit stay more "free"(in case he would buy a property in the future).If we ever get divorced,would my husband have the right to half on the property(regardless of who is on the Mortgage),since the property was purchased during our marriage?

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I live in CA. I want to re-fi my mortgage. I was single when

I live in CA. I want to re-fi my mortgage. I was single when I bought the home. Now I am married. Can I continue to treat this home as my own personal debt without encumbering my wife and her properties (real and personal)? CA is a community property state, does this have any impact on this situation?

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