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My husband and I are not divorcing but selling our home. He…

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My husband and I are not divorcing but selling our home. He stole all of our line of credit w/out my knowledge. I'd like to get that back after the sell. Is that possible?

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CA

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have you taken so far?

None really. We had a discussion that from what we'd get, he wanted 45,000 to pay off his school loan and agreed to give me the rest. He stole 135,000. on gambling.

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He verbally agreed to give me the share, but I have reservations since it took him a year later 2007, to tell me our LOC was gone. He hid the statements that I've been paying on. There's a little more, when I was pinkslipped in 2008 he said he carried my car loan...but when I received an inheritance, 20,000.00 he no longer could 'pay the bills' and that money was gone.

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The only way to recover here is to file for divorce and have funds paid into registry of court.You may get these back in divorce, court has equity powers to do that.Otherwise unless ex agrees here you don't get repaid.I think divorce or legal separation is the way to go if you want these.

You can file for divorce/separation pro se if you have too.

http://www.courts.ca.gov/1033.htm

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
We're not divorcing, but that's the only way to recoup my loss? Even if he gave a verbal yes to give me more of the proceeds?

Unless he puts that in writing to the title company or authorizes them to hold funds here.If he does that then yes its possible.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
What form do I need?
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A letter tot tile company here referencing disbursement of proceeds.

Good Deed Title Company

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Re:Proceeds of Sale of House at*****

Dear Sirs ,

This letter is to confirm that I am asking that the amount of $$$ be withheld from the net proceeds of the sale of this proeprty and made payable to my wife as repaymnet for prior debt incurred against the property.

Sincerely yours,

His name

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Thank you so much.

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