Q: How can I get someone off my deed?
My ex is on my deed and refuses to leave my home. He has 49% and I have 51% on the deed. He has never paid any mortgage or bills since living in this house. I have been paying ALL the bill since moving in. I have proof that I am the only one paying. Now that I've asked him to leave he is holding this deed over my head. I cant refinance due to my credit. Can I sue him in court to get him off the deed?
A: This is a very difficult situation. If you bring an action in partition, the Court will most likely order a sale of the property. A result not desired. The other method would to be to seek a domestic restraining order. This would require seeking the advice of an attorney that practices family law.
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