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I want to refinance the home I share with my husband. He…

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I want to refinance the home I share with my husband. He refuses to help pay the mortgage, so for the last year, I have been paying the mortgage and upkeep. I am on the mortgage and he is only on the deed. Because of his poor credit, the bank wants him off the deed. He refuses to, sign off the deed. therefore, I am not able to refinance our home. I am fearful that I may lose our home, for not being about to pay. Also, my husband suffers from mental health so I am looking into power of attorney. I am looking for legal advice on how to proceed.

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have you taken so far? Have you prepared or filed any paperwork?

The lawyer is waiting for a date for the refinance. Paperwork is completed.

Lawyer's Assistant: Where is the home located?

Liverpool NY

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
how do I go about getting power of attorney.
Someone can grant It to you on poa form or on application to the court.martindale.com and findlaw.com are both excellent lookup directories. Both highly rated. Both used by lawyers. Easy to search and find local options.Please let me know if the reply is acceptable by responding “yes” or “acceptable”
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
If the person refuses?
Then would need to escalate.A lawyer letter from a local lawyer can be effective in several ways. It can avoid costly litigation and help bring about a settlement. It also helps organize the claim and if it goes to court shows the judge you tried in good faith to resolve it!Can also consider legal action.Please let me know if the reply is acceptable by responding “yes” or “acceptable”
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
any suggestion for lawyers?
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