O'Fallon, MO asked in Foreclosure for Florida

Q: Ex-husband being foreclosed on in FL. I'm on deed, but NOT on mortgage. How does this affect me?

I have nothing to do with the property but was told I had to sign the mortgage since we were still legally married at the time of his closing. It's been eight years and I've moved on and moved to Missouri, and he's now being foreclosed on. What does this mean for me, if anything?

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Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
  • Freeeport, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: It means that the mortgage can be foreclosed despite your interest in the property. The property can be sold pursuant to an order of the court and in the very rare possibility that the property sells for more than is owed, you would be entitled to a portion of the excess. You are being notified because, since you are on the deed, you have an interest in the property.

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