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getting divorce. left in nov., in dec we had a closing on land that we were purchasing together so had to continue with it. i have made all payments on this but have asked wife to sign paper to put it on the market for sale but she won't sign the real estate papers for me to put it on the market thinks she is intitled to 50/50 split if it sells i told her i wanted to be reemberced the 7000.00 i have invested should i continue to make these payments or just let it go to forclosure she won't even help make the payments
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Good morning. If she won't agree to sell, you can file a suit for partition in which event the court will order the property sold, you to be reimbursed for your disproportionate contributions, and the remaining amounts, if any, distributed equally between the two of you.

 

 

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