Greedy X sold home behind my back


My understanding is that if a house is listed by a Realtor to sell, and the house is deeded to both parties, then BOTH parties must sign the listing contract. I do not think there is a way around that.


Thanks for the reply. The house was actually in only her name. But our divorce papers state that when our daughter turns 19 yrs old (which was in Nov of 06) the house will be placed on the market for sale with a qualified realtor. The parties agree to divide the net proceeds from the sale of the marital residence with each getting 50% after deduction for realtor’s commission, pay-off of the 1st mortgage and any other miscellaneous deductions on the sale of the residence. Again, can she just walk away from this too? I think I am entitled to my half from the sale.


If it is court ordered then you are entitled to 50% and need to go back to court ASAP!


You have legal options; if you have a contract then you will need to sue her for breach of contract and ask the court to order her to pay you the fund she owes you under the Agreement, if you have a court order, you will need to file a Motion and Order to show cause and ask the court to hold her in contempt for not following the order.

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X sold material home behind my back. The Divorce papers state that when the home is sold it will be split 50/50. I have learned that she has purchased a new home and put it in her father-n-laws name. Can she get away with this too? Would’nt the listing realitor or bank have checked to see if any other parties were involved or linked to this properity? What are my rights now? Will I be able to sue her as well as the Listing realitor? Thanks for any help…