Fort Bragg, NC asked in Consumer Law, Family Law, Products Liability and Real Estate Law for North Carolina

Q: If there are no legal papers saying I am responsible for mortgage payments while my ex still lives in the home ?

She wanted the house over o u r son but still sees him I've given her $ for the payments 7 to be exact & she blew it on drugs and says I'm still responsible for future and past payments. I don't want to pay anymore what should I do?

1 Lawyer Answer

A: Look at the mortgage, it probably says that you are responsible to make payments. Was there a divorce? That may not say that you do not have to make the payments, and you cannot just change that mortgage unilaterally without the mortgage company's approval. In other words, you are most likely still responsible for the payments. If you do not pay, it will be foreclosed.

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