Saint Louis, MO asked in Real Estate Law and Divorce for Missouri

Q: From Missouri…Does my ex have to split a mortgage company refund check made out to him only? More info below…

My ex & I are recently divorced. We sold our home, it was financed in his name only but titled in both. Do we split a refund check from the mortgage company made out to him only? I certainly hope so because my income was used the whole time to make the mortgage payment. Please advise, I appreciate it so very much.

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Jennifer Sheila Kornblum
Jennifer Sheila Kornblum
  • Springfield, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: There is no general rule in real estate pertaining to this situation. This issue should have been addressed in your asset split in the divorce. Your family law attorney should be able to answer this question, or the answer should be in your marital settlement agreement.

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