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I threw my husband out of the house in January as he had been

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I threw my husband out of the house in January as he had been having affairs we have a joint mortgage and joint loans does he still have to pay half of these still as he has not payed anything since January
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 1 year ago.
do you have children?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No children
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 1 year ago.
How long have you been together?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
been together 15 years
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 1 year ago.
In answer to your specific question he should be paying for joint mortgages and joint loans as in they are both your responsibility. You are both jointly and severally liable for the debts. However you can not make him pay if he refuses to pay. You may want to speak to the ex to have the mortgage and deeds for the property transferred into your name. This may be something which you would wish to resolve now. If you want to take over the mortgage in your name alone, your lender will want to make sure that you can afford the payments. I would also suggest that you make the loan companies aware of the current situation. Happy to discuss. Please rate positively - thanks
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 1 year ago.
I hope that helps - please remember to rate positively - thanks

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