Question: I have been divorced for three years and the home my ex-wife is living in is still in both of our names. How do I get my name off the mortgage? I want to buy a new home and do not need my name on this debt.CONTINUE READING
Credit For Marital Home Mortgage Payments
If you are going through a divorce, do not pay expenses for your soon-to-be-ex-wife, such as marital home mortgage payments, and expect the court to give you credit for it later. The following case study example is loosely based on the facts from a recently released Appellate Court decision in …CONTINUE READING
Divorce Tips For Men: What To Do With The House?
There is way more to sort through when getting divorced than most couples are prepared to deal with: child custody, alimony, who is going to move out (divorce tip for men: don’t move out!), etc. Even more perplexing is what to do with the marital home. For many divorcing couples, …CONTINUE READING
Is A Bad Economy A Good Time To Divorce?
It is indisputable that the decision to go through with a divorce proceeding is heavily influenced by the status of the economy. Nowadays, it appears that many people contemplating a divorce do so in a very similar fashion to those determining whether or not to buy or sell stock. With …CONTINUE READING
Will Leaving The House Affect Who Gets Custody?
Question: My wife is telling me to pack my bags and leave the house. I’ve read that leaving the marital home can be severely detrimental to future custody arrangements. Is that true?CONTINUE READING
How Will Moving Out Affect Custody?
Question: Things are not working out with my wife and we are looking into getting divorced. She wants me to move out of our apartment, but I’m not sure how that will affect custody with the kids. What should I do?CONTINUE READING
Video: Cordell & Cordell News – May 16, 2017
Dads Divorce sponsor Cordell & Cordell and sister site MensDivorce.com have teamed up to present a series of monthly recap videos to keep you informed on the latest news and top stories.CONTINUE READING
Men’s Divorce Podcast: What To Do With The House
Each month, the Cordell & Cordell Men’s Divorce Podcast features an in-depth discussion on specific issues that affect men going through the divorce process. In this month’s episode, Cordell & Cordell Managing Partner/CEO Scott Trout chats with Christina Strait, broker/owner of Strait Realty, and Tom Mueller, Vice President of Mortgage …CONTINUE READING
4 Tips To Survive Living Together Through Divorce
One of the worst (and most common) mistakes guys make during divorce is moving out of the marital home. Joe Cordell even listed it No. 1 in his book “The 10 Stupidest Mistakes Men Make When Facing Divorce.” By leaving the home you are giving your wife a huge leg …CONTINUE READING
Can My Wife Kick Me Out By Changing The Locks?
Question: My wife has forced me out of the home we own together by changing the locks and security codes. Can she still make me pay half of the mortgage payments until the house is sold? Does she have the right to force me out in this way?CONTINUE READING