A person is not responsible for the mortgage or rent or the bills of a house that they do not live in although they remain liable to the lender or landlord if the other person stays in the property and doesn’t pay the mortgage or rent.
In that case, the non-occupier would be entitled to recover any mortgage or rental payments made by the non-occupier, from the occupier within the finances of the breakup of the relationship/marriage.
The problem of course is that if she doesn’t pay, it will affect both of your credit histories.
What she is saying about it being the law to pay all the mortgage is a complete on or to load of rubbish. It’s something she has plucked out of midair or one of her cronies has come up with the fanciful idea.
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