My ex-husband is filing bankruptcy and letting the house go. I am on the title, not the mortgage, can they come after me?

Asked over 2 years ago - Belcamp, MD


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  1. Robinson Sean Rowe

    Contributor Level 8

    Answered . No - they cannot come after you for any monetary responsibility. The NOTE is the only thing that obligates you to pay money to the lenders.

  2. Marc Gregory Wagman

    Contributor Level 17

    Answered . If you are not liable on the mortgage then no they cannot come after you for liability on the note and mortgage. However, if there is a foreclosure they will name you because you are on the deed and have an interest in the property. You may want to consider filing a bankruptcy if there is other debt however.

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Bankruptcy is a legal way for people or businesses who are no longer capable of paying back their bills to clear these debts and start over.


There are different types of debt, but all involve one person (the debtor) owing money to another (the creditor). Terms of repayment are governed by a contract.

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