When can I get out of a court order regarding the house?

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When can I get out of a court order regarding the house?

At divorce court ordered me to keep making mortage payments on house we own

so my ex-that wife had place to live. However, I just found out that she moved out of the house and is not living in it anymore and hasn’t been for awhile. She finally got in touch with me and wants me to sell. When I check on the house it’s completely trashed out inside and out. Should I keep making payments and who should be responsible for repair clean up?

Asked on October 5, 2018 under Family Law, Alaska

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

You need to file a motion with the court asking to be releived of the court order, allowing you to place the house on the market immediately and demanding relief of some sort with regard to the house.  Possibly that you receive more than she in the sale?  Possibly you be allowed exclusive possession to clean it up before sale and receive reimbursement from the sale proceeds - something.  Speak with your lawyer as to your options.  Good luck.


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