Right of relief

RIGHT OF RELIEF, Scottish law. The right which the cautioner (surety) has against the principal debtor when he has been forced to pay his debt. 1 Bell's Com. 347, 5th ed.

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You have right of relief against your ex for her share.
However, if you clear off the loan and pay the full amount, you can recover this from your ex under your common law right of relief in your divorce action.
If you pay the full amount, you can recover this from your husband under your common law right of relief or as a claim in your divorce action.
If your ex refuses to pay his share, you have a right of relief against him.
That said, if you pay off the full amount you can recover this from your husband under your common law right of relief.
If you pay the full amount, you can try to recover this from your husband under your common law right of relief as part of your divorce claim.