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If I am thinking of a divorce and my husband's name is ***** ***** mortgage and mine is not but it is on the deed , do I need to get my name on the mortgage if we are going to split the mortgage payment?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Georgia

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

No not yet! He also works for an American company but works out of the country!

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

He is putting money away in Abu Dhabi

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Lawyer: LegalKnowledge, Attorney replied 1 year ago

Good afternoon. If part of the divorce settlement/agreement, is going to be that you share in the mortgage payments, that can be agreed to and ordered by the court. To be honest, if you go on the mortgage, you would be liable if if it is not paid and right now, only he would be liable. As such, you could be afforded some protection, with your credit. Now, it may be court ordered, if he asks for it, that the loan be refinanced and placed in both names, if shared ownership will remain but that is up to the Judge to decide.

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