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Thank you for requesting me.
What does the claim say they want from you?
Are you willing to relinquish your rights?
You can let the lawyer on the other side know that you are prepared to relinquish your dower rights but of course will not remove the lien on title.
That should satisfy them with respect to the lawsuit and so long as they don't have a problem with you collecting what you are owed that is secured by the lien it should be fine.
There is no reason for you to respond to the statement of claim if all they are asking for is a release of dower and you are willing to give it.
I don't think they understand your point. It may be best for you to retain a lawyer and have the lawyer write them a letter explaining what your position is.
I cannot read the claim. I am not permitted to do so by the rules of my law society. But, you said they were only seeking a release of the dower rights. And, in any event, are you or are you on the mortgage?
If you aren't sure what they were asking you have to see your own lawyer face-to-face and have the lawyer review the claim for you. It is too dangerous not to proceed that way.
You are very welcome.
I hope this works out.
Take good care.