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Asked on: 6/05/13, 3:08 pm

Do I have to pay my husbands judgements at settlement when we sell our house if I bought the house solely prior to us getting married?

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Answered on: 6/08/13, 6:27 am by John Corbett

Docketed judgments are liens on real property owned by the judgment debtor. The answer to your question depends on how the property is titled. If you husband is on the title, the judgment is a lien on his interest in it.

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