Yes it is in joint names
He is now entitled to 50% of it.
I appreciate that you have paid the bills andthe mortgage over the last 20 years. But you have also had the benefit ofliving in the property.
If you have not lived in the property, youwould have had to pay rent somewhere else or a mortgage, somewhere else.
Therefore, it does not matter what each ofyou put in, and it even if one put all the deposit in and the other, butnothing, if there is no agreement to the contrary when you buy the property,when it is sold the proceeds are split 50-50.
I know this may not seem fair and I mustadmit that I am not altogether in agreement with the way the courts look at it,but that is what is happening.
I know this is not the answer you wanted, butthere is no point in me misleading you.
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