what is my legal obligation

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    cpresjakposted 7 years ago

    what is my legal obligation

    i was court ordered to continue to pay on a home equity loan in my divorce.  my ex died and his sister paid it off to settle his estate.  am i under legal obligation in ohio to pay her back this money?

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    Peter Owenposted 7 years ago

    I'm not an attorney nor familiar with Ohio laws, but I wold yes, you are legally responsible for the loan. Death does not forgive a loan and when your ex died, your loan became a Recievable of his estate.