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My husband has been living in my house 5 years,

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My husband has been living in my house for nearly 5 years, 3 of which we have been married. House is in my name and there is a charge on the house which i need to pay £300.000 in 4 years or house will be forced to sell. House was left to me after my previous husband died. Work has been carried out on house with existing husbands money. Is he entitled to any of the house ?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 2 years ago.
are there any children? how long you been together in total
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
We have been together nearly 8 years. He has an 18 year old and 20 year old who live with us and I have a 28 year old living here. My father is due to move in soon
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 2 years ago.
When you have been together so long the likelihood is in fact that the court is going to start with the presumption that the pot should be split on a 50-50 basis - that is the starting point. You can try to show the court that 50-50 is too much and negotiate that you should have a higher share of the pot. I would be minded to see a solicitor and get matters started formally - also the solicitor can offer him a much lower sum by way of the negotiation starting. Happy to discuss - please rate positively - thanks
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