My wife keeps threatening divorce when she has too much to drink. I am getting a little tired of it and am contemplating selling my house and getting out of the situation. But her name is on the deed as well as mine, even though I am the only name on the mortgage. What are my rights if any. I don't necessarily want a divorce, but I do want to be prepared.
If she's on the deed, she has to agree to any sale. In the event of a divorce, a settlement agreement would have to include provisions for dealing with the house.
You do not have a right to sell property which is owned in part or whole by another person. Both would have to sell. I expect that anyone looking to purchase would have a title search run which would disclose the information.
No you cannot unilaterally sell the house.If she's on the deed, she has to agree to any sale and sign the sale papers. In a divorce the Judge can order a sale or award rights in a court order but otherwise you need an agreement and her signature
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