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I was just informed that my partner wants to move out of our home,she pays our house mortgage.what should i do to protect my home?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

MA.

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

No, this property my parents willed to me, refinanced 2x

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

She makes double my salary, has messed our credit up

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Real Estate Law
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She pays the mortgage on your home?

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And is she on the deed or mortgage?

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