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Good evening, you must buy the house as tenants in common, or directly in her and your childrens' names. If you tell her you want tenants in common then she should appreciate your concerns, does she also have children?
You need to explain that it is not a lack of trust, it is ensuring that your family assets stay in the family for her and the children.
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Civil partnerships are for same sex couples. Inheritance tax depends on the overall value of your assets, so even as joint tenants half the value would be taken into account, the same as half the value as tenants in common.
No, but they were created for same sex marriages.
I'm sorry, so if you become civil partners anything you leave to each other is exempt from Inheritance Tax.
You would need to be tenant in common. On the death of the first to die their share would go directly to their chosen beneficiaries with the surviving partner having the right to occupy the other half for life. This is a life interest trust, but it won't work if you are joint tenants as the ownership falls to the surviving joint owner entirely.
You would need to be tenants in common for a life interest to work.
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