Legal Question in Family Law in California

I have court-ordered control of property held in joint-tenancy by my ex husband and me. The divorce was bifurcated 7 years ago, and still he has not agreed to a property settlement. It's necessary to sell the property, but he wants more money than its worth. I want to sell half of the property to potential tenants in common, with us holding the other half, 1/4 apiece. Can this be done? Do lenders allow a mortgage to be taken out for a tenants-in-common situation such as my buyers propose?

Asked on 8/20/13, 9:09 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Anthony Roach Law Office of Anthony A. Roach

7 years is too long to wait for a settlement. You should have set the matter for trial years ago. Nothing gets the parties moving towards settlement like the fact that a trial is on calendar.

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Answered on 8/20/13, 4:20 pm


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