Q: My ex husband and I own a house in NC together. I divorced him and he stayed in the house. Now he's going to stop paying
He refused to sell or refinance the house at the time of the divorce. Now his plan is to stop paying the mortgage but continue to live in the house for a few months then move to another state. Is there anything I can do in this situation?
A: In North Carolina, if your ex-husband plans to stop paying the mortgage on your jointly owned house and subsequently move, there are several actions to consider. Begin by reviewing your divorce agreement for any relevant clauses. Consulting a North Carolina attorney skilled in property and family law can provide guidance on enforcing the divorce agreement or negotiating a co-ownership arrangement. Initiating a conversation about selling the house might also be worthwhile.
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