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My spouse left me, divorce is final and
she signed a quick deed in our divorce
decree, how can she come back and make
me sale the house after the divorce is
Asked on August 24, 2017 under Family Law, Kansas
M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 4 years ago | Contributor
More information is needed here such as is there a Stipulation of Settlement that provides for the distribution of marital assets? Did you file the Deed? If you filed the Deed - and if not please do so - then she would have to make a motion to set it aside. She can not force the sale of a house she does not own. Now, the law in most states generally requires that you divide marital assets before the divorce can be finalized. That is why I asked about the Stipualtion. Also look at the Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law and the Judgement of Divorce. What do they say about marital property? It may be a good time to consult with your attorney. Good luck.
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