You may be playing with fire to refuse cooperation in a way that frustrates his compliance with the divorce decree. He may well be able to obtain additional court orders to force your cooperation. For the precise advice that will meet your needs, retain experienced family law counsel who practices in the court of your divorce to know more particularly what to expect.
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Talk to a family law attorney bout your obligations here. The problem is that you are presumably on the financing paperwork and thus, the financial folks are going to want to talk to you!
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If the order requires you to cooperate in the sale, or to pay the mortgage, failure to do so will probably be contempt of court. Obey the current orders. If you need them changed, file a motion to do so. It’s always best to consult with a good family law attorney to discuss the details before you act. See my AVVO Legal Guides on divorce and division of debts for more information about the legal issues raised by your inquiry. Please keep in mind that although these Legal Guides are often informative, they are no substitute for legal advice from an attorney you have retained for consultation or representation. There are always exceptions to the general rules. Click on my photo. On my AVVO home page click on "Contributor Level - View Contributions" or scroll down further and click on "Contribution - Legal Guides." Scroll down the list of my 31 Legal Guides and select the topics relevant to your question. If you like my answer and Legal Guides, please make sure you mark them as “helpful” or “best answer”. © Bruce Clement
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