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Hi thank you for your enquiry and your patience. She can sell it as it seems its a movable chattel as a fixed immovable garage if she can show that she owns it or she has the right to sell it on behalf of the owner. If she knows that she funded its purchase and that it was not bought on credit then she should be able to sell it. Have they divorced? and has there been a settlement agreement of how the assets are being shared between her and her husband?If the debts are not joint debts she really should not have to worry about them unless their property is jointly owned in which case she has to be concerned about possibility of being forced to sell should they secure judgments against him. I hope this is useful to you. I would be grateful for your rating at your earliest convenience by clicking on the row of green stars at the top on your screen. All the best
Hi, thank you for your further information. If they are not divorced and they have their assets in community of property - so jointly then she can sell it as one the family assets. She will have to do a receipt for you that she signs and you sign, she would not have to write the reason for selling it. If their assets are clearly not jointly owned then that is when you would have a concern, however she is telling you that she gave him money to buy for her, she can do a statement in addition to the receipt and if you want it to have more authority she could have it drafted as an affidavit and a solicitor can witness it stating she paid for it by giving cash for him to purchase it and therefore she owns it and has the right to sell it.