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My name isnt on the mortgage, we've split up. I paid most of

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My name isnt on the mortgage, we've split up. I paid most of the deposit when we got the house. I've put a lot of money into the house. And I also cleared of £15000 regarding the purchase of a car, settee, and the patio doors. Am I entitled to get something back?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Harris replied 9 months ago.

Hi, thank you for your question. Just a bit more information required to assist you:

-Are/were you married?

-Whose name is ***** ***** in, and if joint is it a joint tenancy or tenants in common?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
No not married. The property is in her name.
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I was there for over 4 years
Expert:  Harris replied 9 months ago.

Thanks. Just a few more questions:

-Were there any agreements or intentions that you would be compensated for your contribution?

-What is the value of the property, outstanding mortgage and the deposit amount you paid?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
No agreement made didn't think it would come to that. The mortgage was for about 68000 we owe roughly 64000. The value now is about 80000 I paid about 6000 for the deposit
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Hi are we still talking?
Expert:  Harris replied 9 months ago.

Apologies for the delay in responding. Firstly, as you are not married unfortunately you have no legal interest in the property despite your contributions. However, if you are able to demonstrate that there was intention that you would be compensated for your deposit contribution you will have grounds to pursue an application to the county court for this.

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Expert:  Harris replied 9 months ago.

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