A little over 5 years ago I (with my children) had moved from a property co-owned by myself and my ex-partner(I paid most the finances including a 20k deposit). Moving due to seperation and to escape abuse, I immediatley sought legal action. My lawyer did very minimal and as he did not proceed to have my ex-partner removed from the property to sell, I was left with no choice but to foreclose (unable to afford my own rent plus a mortgage). My ex-partner destroyed the property over this time and the property value declined greatley. Recently selling the house at a dramatically low price, it was not enough to cover the mortgage debt, and now I am being pursued to pay over $12,000. I would appreciate if anyone could help me with the steps to take next or if I have any legal standing to have the debt rolled over to my ex-partner.