Q: My ex has our house from the divorce in April 2018. My name is still on the mortgage. He has started remodeling.
Does he need my consent to do this?
A: It will depend on the language in your decree of divorce. If the decree of divorce gives the property to him outright then he would have the right to remodel the home because it is now his property. If he is required to refinance the home and clear your name off the property, he probably should wait to remodel until after completing the refinance. However, if the decree has not specific language that prohibits his use of the home, then he most likely does not need your consent to remodel.
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