This is not a divorce issue but a real estate issue - and you should have a real estate attorney handle it. You wouldn't go to a cardiologist to have your hearing checked...
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You should discuss this matter with the attorney you choose to represent you at the closing. Your husband might decide to have an attorney represent him at the closing and there should be some agreement as to how payment is going to be handled. Good luck.
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Someone needs to draft the real estate documents, deed, tp 584, transfer docs, etc. If your divorce atty does not do so you need to get a Real Estate attorney.
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Your divorce attorney knows the facts of your settlement. But, generally, the other party must be at the closing or must give a power of attorney to someone else to do the closing in his/her name.
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Most divorce attorneys, such as I, typically do the closing for such transfers incidental to divorce, as part of the service rendered. There are a number that do not or are uncomfortable doing so. Since the latter seems to be the case, simply retain the services an attorney who does closings, to handle the transaction and documents since terms and certainty are already worked out. You must be understandably uncomfortable at the moment, and this will cure it.
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