Legal Question in Family Law in Virginia

me and my husband have been separated for 3 yrs, he kicked me out because I couldn't pay my half of the mortage for that month I moved out and have been by myself , he is still living in the house with his first ex wife. the mortage loan is in both our names and the deed is as equal partnership my question is have I lost my right to the house, we never got a legal separation or anything like that. He is making the morage paid every month. So where do I stand? We have been married for eighteen years and bought the in 1997 and sperated in 2010 and no children invovled

Asked on 7/05/13, 8:59 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Michael E. Hendrickson Attorney & Counsellor at Law

If you're on the deed to this property, then you're a co-owner and

could assert your right to possession whenever you please.

That means you could move back in whenever it suits you (whether

the other co-owner likes it or not).

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Answered on 7/06/13, 6:39 am


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