My ex-husband and still own a house together. I moved out a year and a half ago and he's still living in the house. Am still responsible for all the expenses, mainly the mortgage and the property tax, even though I haven't lived in the house for the last year and a half?
If you signed on the loan you are responsible for the mortgage. If you are on title you are responsible for the property taxes.
Your ex may be required to reimburse you, but that's something you will need to work out with him, or through your family law attorney.
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This question should be posed to your divorce attorney. Hopefully, you addressed this issue in your divorce decree or settlement. However, if you signed on the loan for the house you would still legally be responsible for the mortgage. You are not personally liable for the property taxes, they run with the land. So if you don't pay them the county will place a lien on your house for the taxes and most likely foreclose if they are not paid within 5 years.
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If your name is on the loan, then you are responsible and your credit can be damaged if the bill is not paid. If you are not on the loan, then its not your problem.
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