Marital home is under wife’s name (both deed and mortgage). Husband used to help the wife pay off mortgage. Now wife refuses husband’s help asking him to move out. Husband does not help out, and does not move out. Husband does not open any mail. It is unknown if he would or would not appear in court if there ever was a court date. Husband drinks, has mental issues, yet manages to keep job, and not physically abusive. Wife can’t afford to move out paying mortgage for current house as well as potential new rental. Wife has hard time trying to sell house with un-cooperating spouse living in it. Wife is scared to move out and stop paying current mortgage since it would ruin her credit. What can the wife do? There are 2 young children, and the wife has hard time living like this any longer.
Sign up to receive a 10-part series of useful information and legal advice about the divorce process.