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Hi, thank you for your question. Please confirm:
-Are/were you married to each other?
-Are there any formal agreements or deeds of trust regarding the property?
-Have you seen the title deed and is it definitely in joint names?
Thanks for confirming. As you are unmarried and there are no agreements or deeds of trust, you would be entitled to a share of the equity of the sale in accordance with how title is held - so if it is joint tenants you are entitled to 50% of the equity. The initial deposit is not automatically deducted and there must have been an intention that he be compensated for this - if there was no intention you would be entitled to 50% of the equity.
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