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If you have contributed financially over the years then you can apply to the local county court for an occupation order (as you can establish a beneficial interest in the property due to your contributions). If the beneficial interest is established then you can also ask the court to recognise the share of the home and you could at that point apply to force a sale of the property to get your share from it.
Once you have an occupation order you would legally be entitled to live there for 6 months (it can be extended) and during this time you can deal with the value of your share from the property. It would be worth instructing a solicitor for the above - you can get help with fees if you are in receipt of benefits or have a low income/have low savings.
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If he becomes aggressive or tries to throw you out, you should tell him you can apply for the order and the court may order he pays for the application too.
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