i am being foreclosed on even though i signed a quitclaim deed with my ex wife... why?
2 Answers from Attorneys
You must have signed a note and mortgage to the lender. Your deeding your interest to your ex-wife does not relieve you from your mortgage obligations.
This response is not legal advice, since I do not have all of the information that would be required, and I do not have a representation agreement with you.
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I agree with Miriam. but not enough facts are presented. I am presuming that the property was once the marital residence, you were on the Deed and that there was a Morgage and Note which you also signed. The question I have for you, if the foregoing is correct. why did you sign a quit-claim? It seems that mortgage company is foreclosing as the mortgage seems not to have been paid. Unless you were relieved of responsibility, the mortgage company still regards you as a borrower. I have not seen the foreclosure papers, so I do not know the basis under which you have been named a party. This requires the services of an attorney, after all of the facts are known. This is a response to an Internet question and the reply is not intended to be legal advice or as creating an attorney-client relationship.