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Thank you previous response. I will be filing in Florida as

Thank you for your previous response. I will be filing in Florida as he cannot even file until he has lived in MI for 6 months. It is a long term marriage (34 years) with an adult disabled child whom I care fo rfull time so I cannot go through a simplified dissolution at this end. I guess I am still a bit confused about WHAT it is exactly that I have to sign in order for him to get the doggone house. Do I absolutely have to sign the mortgage? I am doing this under duress. My understanding is that I can get rid of dower rights by executing a quit claim deed but as I see it all it does it relieve me of equity/interest, but if I HAVE to sign a mortgage it would not remove me from that financial responsibility of ownership by my husband of that property. Is there no way in Micnigan for a married man to get a loan in his own name only? He is the one with all of income, not me. He could easily qualify on his own income. Is there any way I could sign something to signify that I understand he is buying real estate but not obligate myself to pay for it or even have an interest in it? Thank you, ***** ***** will rate you very high...

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LegalGems

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My girlfriend owns real property and is in the process of selling

My girlfriend owns real property and is in the process of selling one property. I am her live-in boyfriend. Am I required to sign dower rights documents? We are in Ohio as well as the property being sold.

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Samuel II

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Husband now a ward of the State (). Wife has disappeared

Husband now a ward of the State (KY). Wife has disappeared and cannot be located. Is Warning Order Service sufficient to extinguish her Dower Rights?

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Maverick

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What are dower rights in Columbus, Ohio? My daughter had to

What are dower rights in Columbus, Ohio? My daughter had to give up her lawyer after she reached the $10000.00 range. She no longer has a lawyer and goes to court Jan. 2014. She was married for 22 years when he asked her to leave.She is now here with me in SC.

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ScottyMacEsq

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I am a widower and will be married early in the coming year;

I am a widower and will be married early in the coming year; both of us are age 62, with grown children. Both are employedShe has a Pension.I have a home and started Soc. Sec. a few months ago.No other real assets.Some debt (primarily the home).If our intention is to simply pool our assets is there need for something beyond a Will? I believe I understand the deed for the home changes at marriage (Dower Rights)but I am not confident I understand the status of a Pension (once married.)Can you help us understand?

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GeorgetownLawyr

Principal Attorney

Post-Doctoral Degree

 
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We live in West Virginia. My son is in the process of a divorce.

We live in West Virginia. My son is in the process of a divorce. He owned a home before the marriage, sold it after the marriage and bought another house which they have lived in for approximately 3 years before proceeding with the divorce. His name is XXXXX XXXXX name on both the deed and the loan in the case of both homes. We were told to examine Dower's Rights for his legal right "not" to have to buy out the wife if the current home was to be sold. Is it the fact that Dower's Rights were discontinued in 1992 that applies to his situation? Is he required by law to pay her anything?

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Dave Kennett

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Background: My husband and I both live in Ohio. We have been

Background: My husband and I both live in Ohio. We have been separated (not legally, just physically) for 14 months.I have signed away my dower rights on a house my spouse just purchased and deed is in his name only. My spouse signed away his dower rights to "our" house when he moved out, I refinanced and had my house put in my name only with a transfer on death deed to my children (not his kids).My question is: We each have Wills (from years ago) that state basically everything we own goes to the other in the event of eithers death. When I refinanced I had a transfer on death deed setup for my house to go to my kids. Does the Will override the release of dower and/or transfer on death deed I have in place? Or in other words will my house revert to him in event of my death still because my Will states all my possessions go to him anyway? Does his house revert to me in the case of his death? His deed is in his name only.Each of our Wills state: "I give, devise and bequeath my entire estate, whether real, personal or mixed, of every kind, nature and description whatsoever and wheresoever situated, which I may now own or hereafter acquire, or have the right to dispose of at the time of my decease, by power of appointment or otherwise, to my beloved husband /wife, (spouses name), absolutely and in fee simple."

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Barrister

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Background: We both live in Ohio. We have been separated

Background: We both live in Ohio. We have been separated (not legally, just physically) for 14 months. I have signed away my dower rights on a house my spouse just purchased and deed is in his name only. My spouse signed away his dower rights to "our" house when he moved out, I refinanced and had house put in my name only. My question is: We each have Wills (from years ago) that state basically eveything we own goes to the other in the event of eithers death. Does the Will override the release of dower? Or in other words will my house revert to him in event of my death still because my Will states all my possessions go to him anyway?

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KimberlyLaw

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Ely, good evening!You might remember me from about 10 months

Ely, good evening!You might remember me from about 10 months ago... My husband owns a company that 100% of it he wants to transfer in my name under the following condition: I give him a promissory note that I owe him the amount of $$ equal the present value of the company (about $40,000). Because our relationship is very difficult and I doubt that he will ever stop abusing me I think that most likely one day we will divorce. In the case, would I owe him 50% of all we own + the promissory $$$?

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Ely

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