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Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
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Experience:  I have been a solicitor in High Street Practise since 1985 and have specialised in Family Law for the last 10 years
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We bought a house with my husbands mother 13 years ago she

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we bought a house with my husbands mother 13 years ago she was in sound mind paying half each the deeds are in mine and my husbands name only mother was asked if wanted to go on them said so 13 years later does mother have any legal right to the house
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 2 years ago.
She may have an equitable interest in the property depending upon the basis of her 'investment' 13 years ago and what the parties agreed at the time.
Expert:  Clare replied 2 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 now worth and why has the issue arisen now?
Was it always understood that she could remain in the house for the rest of her life?\