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Hi thank you for your message, please note that I will look to provide an accurate but nevertheless speedy reply to your inquiry. I am sorry to hear about your situation but I will endeavour to help you today.
Firstly, yes you can ask them to prove the trust funds were used to purchase the boat as that is the basis for their claim. Secondly, even if trust funds were used to pay for the boat it does not automatically make the boat trust property for example the funds may have bee paid out from the trust to your late husband as a beneficiary who then used the funds to pay for the boat at which point the boat belonged to him not the trust because the moment the money was paid out they ceased being trust funds and become the your late husbands funds. The same would apply to any other beneficiary. I trust this assists
If they can prove it they would be entitled to the boat, or if they agreed payment for the current value of the boat to sell it to you, I trust this assists
No they cannot claim the difference they can either have the boat back as is, or you pay the current value of the boat to them to buy them out. I trust this assists
Well if you are paying money towards the house you could say this is rent and therefore claim tenants rights which would mean they would have to give you at least 2 months notice and then seek and eviction order if they want you to leave which will take another few months most likely. I trust this assists
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