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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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Really what i want to find out is if the house is still

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Really what i want to find out is if the house is still split between my husband, his brother and his sister. Also his sister died 3 yrs ago and her husband gets her share? My husband seems to think that as all upkeep/maintenance costs have been his and he lives in house that the house could be his. Is there any truth in this?

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I am afraid that unless the property was actually left to your husband in the Will then I am afraid his brother and sister do indeed still have a claim on the property of a third each.

The fact that he has lived there does not give him any extra rights - and doing the maintenance simply covers the "occupation rent" that he should have paid them.

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