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If neither spouse can support the maintenance on the house then the parties can sell it and use the proceeds to pay off the mortgage.
The obligation to pay the mortgage does not go away just because the couple divorces.
The home could also be refinanced by one of the ex's if they wan to keep it.
Otherwise, the house and its debt are part of the property to be divided up between the spouses. It is usually settled between the parties and
Assuming they are both on the note and mortgage, they are both still liable for the payments.
The husband, even if out of the house is still liable for support payments for his family.
She can go to court to get interim support while the divorce is pending.
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