Asked over 2 years ago - Richland, WAFlag
If a clause about settlement terms was included in the petition for divorce or other divorce documents, but is NOT included in or referenced to in the actual [finalized] decree, is it upholdable?
My ex and I agreed I would get his name off the mortgage to our house (quit-claimed to me) after the divorce was final. We marked "does not apply" on the decree to Real Property Judgment, and didn't include that stipulation anywhere else in the decree.
I was delayed in complying with that, so in retribution, he has defaulted on his maintenance payments to me. I now have the paperwork to update the mortgage, but it will cost me nearly $2000 to do so. Do I have to? Can I force him to pay the bank fees??
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