Hi, thank you for your question. As you did not marry, and so long as your name remains on the title of the property you have a legal interest in the property and this allows you entry to the home and the right to occupy it, except if there is a court order in place excluding you from the property.
Furthermore, if she does not agree to a sale of the property you will need to pursue an application to your local county court to force a sale - this can be done using Form N1 and a £355 court fee. The court will consider the history of the property and the legal position would be for the equity from sale to be divided in proportion with how the title is held.
However, you should be aware that if she is of the position that she cannot appropriately maintain and accommodate herself and the children elsewhere, she will have grounds to pursue an application to court under the Children Act to live in the property for the benefit of the children until they reach a certain age, after which the property be sold and equity divided - however you have good argument that this should not be the case if you can prove she is living appropriately elsewhere.
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