My ex wife wants me to quick claim house to her but in the divorce decree she was suppose to buy me out in 2009 for 20,000 and she doesnt have intentions on paying me
While each state and sometims individual counties can differ, in general real property laws are the same. If your name is on the deed, as it sounds like it may be since you said your ex was supposed to buy you out, she will not be able to sell the house without your signature. If she was required to pay you and did not, you should certainly not provide her with a Quit Claim Deed (Often mistakenly referred to as a Quick Claim). If you are not on the last deed, then you should file a motion for enforcement of the divorce decree and request that she either buy you out as promised, that she be required to sell the home to pay you what you are owed, or that the judge give you a "judgment" which you can then file with the Clerk of Court (or similar authority in your locale for land records). A judgment will assure you will get paid at the time of sale if yo do not want to force anything else at this time. The wording of the divorce decree will be important and if it states that you give her a quit claim deed first, that would not be the best wording, and you may have to inform the court how you kno that she does not intend to pay you and therefore why you have not given it to her and do not think it advisable to do so, and then ask the court to modify the order. Most courts have documents you can pick up to fill out for a motion for enforcement which you may be able to do on your own. If there are any trickier issues than above, however, you would be well advised to seek the assistance of an attorney first even to just pay for an hour or 1/2 hour consultation.
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