What chances do i have if my husband wants the house and i don't?

Asked about 2 years ago - Dallas, TX

Me and my husband went to mediation for a partial agreement, we have to go to trial, he wants the house and i don't, its under both of our names, i want him to give me the rest of community properties and pay my car note for 2 years if he wants the house, it doesn't have any equity in it, what chances do i have or what can i do

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  1. Howard M Lewis


    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . I am sorry that you are going through this. You should be able t agree to whatever you want and as long as it is equtable and as my collegue referred to it is "just and right" the court should accept your agreeement. Take care.

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  2. Barbara Lynch Schnack

    Contributor Level 12


    Lawyer agrees

    Answered . It is impossible to tell you whether or not what you want is reasonable, but if as you say, the house you believe should be awarded to your husband truly has no equity in it, it is hard to understand why you should be awarded all of the other community property. Since mediation did not result in a settlement and you are headed for trial, the Court will be making a "just and right" division of your community property, which may or may not turn out the way you think it should. If you do not already have a lawyer, I urge you to get one before trial. Good luck to you.

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