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I will try to be as concise as possible. i divorced in

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hi i will try to be as concise as possible.
i divorced in 1999 the house was not settled and is still in joint names.
i have paid no mortgage payments since the split.
today i have a letter out of the blue asking me to sign over my interest in the house for £1000.
the mortgage is nearly paid and the house is worth aprx. £70 -80K.
i assume that i can refuse or negotiate further??
can i be pursued for mortgage payments??
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 1 year ago.
As I have commented elsewhere you are perfectly entitled to negotiate. He would seek I imagine to offset any profit for the failure by you to make mortgage payments. That said he has had the full benefit of the property for this time. So you are entitled to get a valuation and negotiate. Please rate positive
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 1 year ago.
I hope that this helps. Please rate positive