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My partner of 14 years died in the Philippines we were not

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My partner of 14 years died in the Philippines we were not married, what rights do i have under English Law
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
My name is XXXXX XXXXX I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
What assets are there here in the Uk in joint names and are there any children involved?
Clare
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

The house was in my partners name, there are no children.

Customer: replied 4 years ago.


Clare,

The House is in my partners name, there are no children.

Thanks

Jon XXXXXXX

Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
Hi
Did your partner leave a Will?
What financial contribution have you made to the Uk property?
Clare
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Clare,

She left no will and financial contributions I paid the bills plus house improvements.

Regards

Jon XXXXXXX

Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
Hi
How much is the house worth , how much is outstanding on the mortgage and how much did you pay towards the alterations
Clare
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Clare, the house is worth on the market 165 k, I paid last year alone 26k

in alterations.

 

Regards

 

Jon XXXXXX

Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
Hi
How much is outstanding on the mortgage?
What family members does she have?
Clare
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Clare there is nothing outstanding on the mortgage its paid in full, I have the deeds to the house, her mother and father are still alive in the Philippines and she has three sisters and three brothers.

Regards

 

Jon XXXXXXXX

Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
Hi
By how much have any alterations increased the value of the house?
Clare