Willows, CA asked in Contracts, Personal Injury and Real Estate Law for California

Q: Can a court sign my name on a inter-spousal deed?

My home burned down in a fire, I am a joint tenant on the deed with my ex we had a post judgment in 2011 that we remained together after.

We never signed anything, he never submitted his financial or declaration of disclosure. We paid off both loans with first proceeds agreeing to split remaining 400,000 50/50, after he stopped communication and retained attorneys to claim that he was awarded the home in 2011.

I was on the deed as a joint tenant, we bought the house together as a investment in 1998, both on same insurance policy since 1998 now on a verbal claim that I didn't live there and that everything was his and I have no say so, I get nothing including the land.

1 Lawyer Answer
Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Your question is a little hard to answer with the information provided. You should sit down in person (or by phone) with an attorney for a consultation where they can dive in deeper and get more facts. That should give you a good idea of what your options are. I would do this right away in case you have any timelines (Statute of Limitations) issues.

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