Ex filed for divorce 2006, stayed in marital home until 2007 and then moved out - Did not contribute to the home or its expenses from that point forward; I rented out the home 2007-2009, marriage bifurcated 2009, finally settled on assets etc 2010. House was foreclosed on in late 2009, and so was not listed in the divorce settlement. I recently applied for and received check for the national mortgage settlement act, now ex says she is entitled to half since her name was technically on the mortgage? The federal settlement is specifically for borrowers who lost their home to foreclosure between Jan. 1, 2008 and Dec. 31, 2011. Ex did not reside in the home, did not make payments toward the home mortgage or its repairs, etc. No contribution. Is she entitled to half the check?
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