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I have a mortgage with an ex partner, how do I start on getting

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I have a mortgage with an ex partner, how do I start on getting a court order to sell the property.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 8 months ago.
HiThank you for your questionMy name is ***** ***** do my best to help you but I need some further information firstHow much is the property worth and how much is outstanding on the mortgage.Are there any children living there?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
There are no children living there, I can't remember how much the property is worth but the outstanding balance is £30,767.46.
Expert:  Clare replied 8 months ago.
Have you asked your ex to sell the property and if so why has your ex refused?Please confirm that you were never married to each other?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
No we were never married, I've not asked, I'm pretty sure she has her brother live there Scott free, the property has fell in to arrears, and I've only just found out the mortgage hasn't been payed in the last 12 month or so, I'm really desperate to get my name off the mortgage.
Expert:  Clare replied 8 months ago.
Best guess on the value of the house?Have the Mortgage Company started possession proceedings?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I think it's around 45k, no they haven't yet.
Expert:  Clare replied 8 months ago.
Given a year of arrears have they said why they have not done so?

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