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what rights has my daughter to a share of the house she has

Customer Question

what rights has my daughter to a share of the house she has lived in with her partner and their two children for 17 years he wants her out now
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
How was the house purchase funded and what financial contribution has she made to it?
How old are the children?
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

her partner has his name on title and she paid for bill food the youngest child was born 17 years ago from that address and she was a home maker for about ten years and she has worked outside the home since then she paid for furniture and holidays he did not earn enough to pay for house on his own

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
Has she ever paid towards the mortgage?
Has he ever promised her a share of the property?
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

a boy 17 years a girl 20 with a grandson

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

house was funded by a bank loan he acquired and I gave them the deposit plus on a number of loans plus two cars I purchased with car loans from credit unions

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
What deposit did you put in?
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

ten thousand for legal fees and furniture I handed it to him and my daughter would ask when they got behind I always gave some times they paid part of the loans back

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
How much is the house worth and how much is outstanding on the mortgage?
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

they owe about 70,000.00 and value today about 185,000.00?

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
How much have you loaned them in total
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I never counted because but two cars 20,000 +10,000 deposit and other loan behind bank payments never counted them

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

about 40,000 in total that money was part of comp from two car accident and out of court settlement with the department of Justice regarding property

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

About 40,000

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
My apologies for the delay
Setting aside the Car loans - how much was used for the mortgage etc?
This is important as it helps establish her potential claim on the property
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

About 20,000 from me and what ever she earned from her job as a personal assistant with HSE and Irish wheelchair Assoc they pooled their money

Customer: replied 3 years ago.


about 20,000 from me and what ever she earned as a personal assistant with HSE .and Irish wheelchair assoc they pooled all earnings to cover bills

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
Do you happen to remember how much he actually paid for the property?
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

No but I will research tomorrow in land registry

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
That is fine
Clare