How to get my ex-wife's name off of a deed?

Question Details: I have been divorced for 20 years. My ex-wife lived in this house for less than 1 year right after we purchased it. I just discovered her name is still on the deed. According to the divorce decree I was to live in the house and have it up for sale, which I did, but it didn't sell. Many years have now passed. The divorce decree also states that she is responsible for half any major repairs made on this house. If she will not sign the quit claim deed now I want to take her to court and hold her responsible for those repairs. I had water damage and needed to replace floors and walls and had to have a new roof put on. I doubt she will want to pay court fees and I am hoping that this will deter her from refusing to sign the quit claim.

QA Test Account / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney Answered 3 years ago| Contributor
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