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Wife & husband purchase home, wife gets divorce stays in

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Wife & husband purchase home, wife gets divorce stays in home husband leaves 37 years ago, wife and husband name still shows on deed.
JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: Pennsylvania
JA: Has any paperwork been filed?
Customer: No
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Ely replied 5 months ago.

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1) Who received the home in the divorce?

2) Does the home have a mortgage? Does the divorce decree say that whoever has received it has to refinance it? If so, then is there a deadline date?