Minneapolis, MN asked in Divorce and Real Estate Law for Minnesota

Q: What are my options for dealing with a home and mortgage in divorce?

My spouse and I are getting divorced this year, self-filing, and we have a home we purchased during our marriage. The home has a mortgage. My ex has no income but his mother has been paying the mortgage while he's been living there. I do not live there anymore, but my name is the only one on the mortgage and title.

My ex wants the house and I'm okay with this, but I want it out of my name and I want whatever my equity is. My questions are: 1) how do we determine what my part of the equity of the house is? and, 2) what options do I have to get the house out of my name?

Thanks ahead of time!

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1 Lawyer Answer
Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne
  • St. Louis Park, MN
  • Licensed in Minnesota

A: You have many options. However, I am unsure who the "they" you are referring to is in this particular scenario.

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