Ex Husband is not meeting his share of the mortgage payments.

Posted on 19 May 2010 by Bev


My ex husband moved out of the marital home in Feb 2009 and we were divorded in Jan 2010. I remained in the marital home, he lives with his parents. The house has been up for sales since Jan 2010. I struggled to recieve his half of the mortgage payments for a while, but since the divorce he has paid regularly and on time. I have not recieved his mortgage payment again this month and as this house was bought based on both salaries i cannot afford it alone.  I just wondered where I stood and what I could do next?

Bev

Your first priority has got to be to protect the roof over your head and to do this you must speak to your mortgage Lender.

Until you do this, they will not know your current circumstances and will not be in a position to explore any possible solutions for you. They may also be able to put pressure on your ex Husband to meet the mortgage payments.

At the same time I recommend you speak to your Solicitor about how to make sure your ex husband meets his obligations under the divorce settlement.

Peter

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