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Author: millerpim Big funky green star, 20000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 127565  
Subject: Re: quitclaim deed Date: 4/11/2001 6:57 PM
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I think your lawyer screwed you, pardon my straight-forwardness. Any lawyer who knows what the heck he/she is doing would have prepared a quitclaim deed to be signed along with the settlement agreement. But that's water under the bridge now.

First thing I would do is call the lawyer who handled your divorce and demand that this be done. Without extra fees. Then your lawyer can call his lawyer who, in turn, can put some pressure on your ex to sign.

If he refuses at this point, you will have no recourse but to go back to court to get the agreement enforced or to get an order that a title company will accept to quiet title. It will be expensive and time-consuming. You might also want to talk to your title company. I can't advise you on insurance plans, but I know there is a way to insure the title company against a title problem and close that way.

Of course, you might be left with the only recourse of sensible action, and that would be to shoot him. Would his heirs sign? (Just kidding . . . )

elizabeth
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