Denver, CO asked in Estate Planning, Family Law and Probate for Colorado

Q: 2015 divorce Denver,CO, my ex took all, judge wasnt aware i was on his car and house 2022 he dies, my name was on title.

Am i entitled to the car because i was still on it? How did someone else get it?

1 Lawyer Answer
Nick Tootalian
Nick Tootalian
  • Denver, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: If a court does not apportion property in a divorce, the division of assets may be left unresolved or handled informally by the parties, leading to potential disputes. Lack of legal guidance can result in an inequitable distribution, possibly favoring one party over the other. This can create long-term financial imbalances and legal complications, potentially requiring further legal intervention to achieve a fair resolution. In this instance, it would be with your ex's estate.

It is probable that you have some interest in the car and house, although specifically what that interest that is requires additional information.

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