I was divorced 9/07. My ex got home. No language to refi but to maintain all dept and maint. on the property. By 12/07 she had financed a 2nd in her name for 114K.10/08 she quit making payments on the 1st. The home went into foreclosure. I convinced her to quitclaim the property back to save my credit. I want to sue her for the 6K it cost me to bring it out of foreclosure. The 114K 2nd on the property which she still receives income from. Since she stripped the home of many built in furnishings before she left I would like to sue her for the cost of the repairs that she did not keep up with as stated in the decree. I do not know if this is a family issue or a civil litigation matter. FrankRonald & Barry, After talking to many attorneys I have decided I am going to file a civil case Pro Per in Maricopa County Justice Court for 10K. The 6K I spent to get the property out of foreclosure, the cost to replace the items she took from the property (ex: garbage disposal & t-stat), damages she did to the property (ex: cutting out sprinkler timer's and damage from removing fixed shelving) and financial costs related to my getting the money together to bring the home out of foreclosure (ex: 10% penalty for early Roth IRA withdrawal). My legal documents are, Divorce decree stating that she is to maintain all maintenance and dept on the property and the Burglary Police report that was made showing she was on the property after I received the Quitclaim deed stealing items along with my witness to this occurrence. I will deal with any litigation concerning the $114K later since it would need to be done in Superior Court. I am current on the first which is in my name & have made no HELOC payments. THX, Frank
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