He may execute a quitclaim deed transferring his interest to you. You will have to complete a Form PT-61 and present both the fully executed quitclaim deed and PT-61, along with a fee, to the real estate deed room in the Superior Court of the county where the property is situated.
A quitclaim deed is one of several real property conveyance documents. It allows one to convey property to another without guaranteeing free and clear title or without a warranty of title. Any and all liens on title remain on title after conveyance to new owner. A quiet title action is generally...Read more »
No, you are not legally obligated to pay a mortgage if you did not sign a contract to do so. However, if you are in possession of the property that is the subject of the mortgage and no one is paying the monthly mortgage payment, you are subject to eviction upon foreclosure.
My husband makes sure that if I get any money he uses it all. I can't keep anything from him. He has continually quit his job and dragged us all over the state. We've been homeless several times in the last few years. I have disabilities but haven't been able to finish my Social Security claim... Read more »
Given that you have minor children and you want custody, I strongly recommend that you find a way to raise funds to hire an attorney who would agree to take your case for a reduced fee or pro bono. At the very least, you should seek to have a 30-60 minute consultation with an experienced divorce...Read more »
My husband is living in Columbus GA and I am living in Canada. We were to move together in three months. I have been supporting him financially for the past six months as he was able to do so on his own. I have caught him cheating on me and now we are going to get divorced. What are my rights?
Your question is difficult to answer as presented. You need to provide more information and be more specific about what you want from the marriage. Do you and your husband have minor children together? Do you own real estate? Are you and your husband employed? Do you have significant marital...Read more »
The cost for filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy generally ranges between $1,000 and $1,500 depending on a debtor's circumstances. In addition, a potential filer may be required to pay separately for credit counseling and debtor education. These costs are all over the place but generally do not exceed...Read more »
By signing an acknowledgment of service and waiver of venue, you (1) confirm that you have received service of process, which is a required action in successfully bringing a lawsuit, (2) avoid the need for a sheriff or other court-approved process server to come to your home or work place to...Read more »
A Deed to Secure Debt or Security Deed is an instrument which secures a lender's interest in real property pursuant to the requirements of a promissory note. If you received a discharge of such a deed, this simply means that you are no longer legally liable for the underlying debt perhaps because...Read more »
Once one files for bankruptcy, all garnishments and other collection actions are subject to an automatic stay and thus must stop. Generally, funds garnished after a bankruptcy filing must be returned to the debtor(s). It would be helpful to refer this matter to your bankruptcy attorney if you have...Read more »
If you are really asking for a file-stamped copy of such an order, you should contact your bankruptcy attorney or visit the clerk of court's office. Be sure to have your case number, SSN and proof of identification when you arrive at the clerk's office.
Powers of attorney are generally governed by the law of agency. One who has been given power of attorney to act on behalf of another is also referred to as an "attorney-in-fact." Such individuals are considered agents for whoever provides them power of attorney (the "principal") and have a...Read more »
Child support and alimony are not dischargeable through bankruptcy.
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