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Hello, this is Jim, a dual-qualified lawyer (UK & Republic of Ireland) and happy to help you today.
Does she have access to the property (to allow viewings for valuations to take place)?. Was there anything put in writing about the ownership or what happens if you split, and did she actually contribute to the property (mortgage, deposit, significant home improvements)?
Thanks, ***** ***** issues in that nothing was put in writing - the court likes to see written agreements. You may not have heard back as she may have run out of money to pay the law firm.
In terms of how to proceed, there is a 6 year period where she could issue a court case for a share. There isn't a whole lot you can do in the meantime I am afraid, save for wait for her or her lawyer to respond.
You could write to her, point out the difficulties she is in (lack of written agreement, etc) and hope that puts her off. If she has a claim to the property, it is along the lines of she may have a beneficial interest if she can evidence payments to the mortgage or the property in some significant way. It costs a lot to involve the court though - my guess is she doesn't have the means to see this though.
I hope this helps anyway. Feel free to come back to the site again if anything crops up.
Have a good evening.