Hi, thanks for your question. Please confirm if you have any children together , if so how old and what are the proposed arrangements foe them?
Thanks for confirming. Unfortunately, unless you are married you have no right to claim financial relief from the other - an engagement or agreement to marry does not raise such a right.
In relation to the property, legally you are both only entitled to the share that you hold on the title - so any equity is to be split in accordance with how the title is held, except if there is a deed of trust, formal agreement or intention that either would obtain a greater share.
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Thanks for confirming . If you are able to prove intention that yoi would be compensated for your substantial deposit contribution, a court application can be pursued using form N1 and a £355 court fee to your local family court . Initially you should put the proposal formally in writing to your ex-partner with a deadline to agree.
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The only thing I can suggest is to go back through the advice letters from the solicitor and in the event that there is nothing in the advice dealing with this then you would have grounds to pursue a complaint against the firm, initially using their internal complaints procedure which must be provided to you and if you remain unsatisfied through the Legal Ombudsman.