What To Do With The Mortgage In The Divorce? Mortgage and Divorce | Many people who get divorced have a mortgage on their house and this can cause some problems during and after the divorce. The good news is that the law is pretty clear, that the mortgage is to be treated as marital property and divided (usually) equally. This sounds pretty simple but can cause some problems with exactly how you divide the mortgage.  For example does each party pay ½ of the mortgage, does the person leaving have to pay anything? What if each person has their name on the mortgage, don’t […]

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