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My son lives with his girlfriend & there 2 years 8 month old

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My son lives with his girlfriend & there 2 years 8 month old child. my son owns the house so does she have any legal right to any money. he pays the mortgage & all the outgoing bills she has never contributed any monies towards bills etc. she buys the shopping & that is all. she tells him it will cost him? if there is a rent book would she be classes a lodger. is she entitled to any of his assets. she has been married twice before & has had good settlements. she also has a property which her daughter lives in. my son has a further 2 other properties that he rents.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
How much is the house worth and how much is outstanding on the mortgage?
What is the value of the assets they each have?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

the house is worth £600,000 mortgage is approx. £220,000. I also have a declaration of trust on this property for £350,000 as I bought property with my son but mortgage & deeds were in his name. they do not have any assets together my son had this house before he meet her plus his other 2 properties. my sons assets after my trust is approx. £300,000. her asset house is worth approx. £60,000.00

Customer: replied 3 years ago.



his house is worth approx. £600,000 mortgage outstanding is approx. £2220,000. we both bought house together before he meet her & I have a declaration of trust for £350,00. his assets are worth about £300,000.

her assets are approx £25,000 her mortgage is approx £40,000


my son had all 3 properties before he meet her.

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
How much does a cheaper two bedroom property in the area cost to buy?