Loxahatchee Groves, FL asked in Real Estate Law for Florida

Q: Foreclosure. My ex wife bought a home while we were still married. I signed mortgage but not the promissory note.

Her home is being foreclosed on. We are now divorced. Will I be liable for the debt?

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A: No. Unless you signed the note you are not liable for the debt, which is the note. When you live in a property with a spouse you are required to sign the mortgage acknowledging there is a debt against your home that could be foreclosed.

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