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what are you owed from this property?
why is he refusing to sign? what does he think he will gain?
The deed of trust is unlikely to be valid unless anyone who was being disadvantaged took legal advice from an independent solicitor, and the extent of it.
Further, in the event of a divorce, a deed of trust like this is largely out of the window.
To be honest, the financial settlement between you and your STBX is likely to be the same whether there is a deed of trust or not.
A draft is a draft. It is not in agreement, it is something which would turn into agreement when properly executed. If this wasn’t signed, then it’s no more than a discussion document.