How do i get my ex husband off the deed to my house?

Asked about 2 years ago - Gibsonia, PA

this was part of the settlement agreement which he signed. the divorce is final and i paid the lawyer in full but she never did get the deed in just my name. he is in prison and i really do not want contact with him. i heard that i could do this myself with a quit claim deed. do i need a lawyer for this process or can i just send him the form and hope he signs it and take it to a notary? if i should have a lawyer how much should i be charged? also i tried everyway possiblle to contact my lawyer to get this done and got no response. then i put it on the back burner. so its been like three years.

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  1. Charles Anthony Rick

    Contributor Level 15

    Answered . I agree with Attorney Kenyon. Attempt to contact your attorney once more. If he is unwilling/unable to help, contact a family law attorney to prepare the deed for you. It shouldn't cost you a lot of money to have a quit claim deed to be prepared.

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  2. Charles K. Kenyon Jr.

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    Answered . Try one more time to contact your prior lawyer. If no response you may consider asking the Pennsylvania Bar association for assistance. Otherwise, contact a local real estate lawyer and have a quit claim deed prepared. He needs to sign it and it needs to be filed in your local land registry (called the Register of Deeds in Wisconsin).

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