Question by overworked/underpaid mom: When a dower release is signed, are all rights in the house gone?
My parents quitclaimed their house to me 9 years ago (I had been married less than 1 year). When I refinanced the mortgage my husband signed a dower release. Now that it’s time for divorce hasn’t he already given up all rights to this house or will we be fighting over it?
Answer by Michael K
Depends on the terms of the release, and maybe some othe things. Your really should contact your lawyer about this issue; you’re not likely to get good legal advice in this forum.
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