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In Texas, property purchased by one spouse during the marriage is considered to be equally owned by each spouse, unless otherwise stated. Likewise, debts acquired by one spouse are the responsibility of both spouses. If you want to refinance a loan on a property, a spouse will be required to sign the documents. If you were divorced when he did this, then it is permissible but this is not a negative for you and you will not lose any interest in this property. Just because he refinanced the mortgage does not mean that your interest in the house is extinguished. So basically now he is liable for the mortgage on it but you would retain your 50% interest as it was purchased during the marriage an is/was community property. If there is no order dividing marital property by the Court, it would probably be a good idea to get such an order showing that you retain 50% of the property. Your name should still be on the deed anyway.
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