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I signed an agreement with my husband before we was married

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I signed an agreement with my husband before we was married that I would not take half the house off him as it was his and paid for, but we have since been married and moved in to a new house which I said I did not want to buy as it was derelict unless I owned half so he put the house in both our names and been here 2 years, my questions is will the agreement I signed about the old house still stand or not? when I say lets go to the solicitors to change the will's he just said waste of money don't worry about them?
can you help?
Many thanks
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 2 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.
Did you receive legal advice before you signed the document?
Was the former property sold?
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

No I did not get legal advice it was just a document the solicitor made up and I signed.

Yes the former property was sold

Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Then the document would not be enforceable in the event of a divorce so please do not worry.
In addition if his Will does not make proper provision for you then you will be able to make a claim against his estate
I hope that this of assistance - please ask if you need further details
Clare

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