French property transfer on divorce holding up sale

When my husband and I divorced in 2018, an English court awarded me our property in France, with my ex-husband keeping a house in the UK. I am now selling the property in France. My notaire has said I have to pay €11,000 to remove my ex from the title deed and that my ex also has to sign by proxy to agree to this. Why, when the English divorce courts have made a judgment? 

The notaire is correct: as far as the French land registry and French tax authority are concerned, the property is still registered in joint names.

The existence of the UK court order must be enforced by the notaire in France, so before you can sell the ...

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