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Clare, Family Solicitor
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Experience:  I have been a solicitor in High Street Practise since 1985 and have specialised in Family Law for the last 10 years
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Me and my brother owen house my brother older me if have to

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me and my brother owen house my brother older me if have to go in nursing home do they take half house to pay for him be in nursing home.and my brother pay last bit of mortgage
he said he owen the house that not right l still owen half of it.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
My name is ***** ***** I will do my best to help you
Just for clarity - the property is registered in your joint names.
Provided it is then the house does indeed belong to BOTH of you.
If your brother has to go into a Nursing Home you cannot be forced to sell the house to pay for his care.
However if HE wishes to force a sale of the property then he can do so - but you will of course then get your share
I hope that this is of assistance - please ask if you need further details
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