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Whilst you can pay back all of the people that lent you money to assist with the work on the house from the equity, you can't necessarily ask for 50% of all of the mortgage payments back from your ex partner before dividing the remaining money between you.
You could however seek to reimburse yourself for the work you carried out on the property.
Unless you are a skilled labourer and this is your trade, I'm less confident you can be paid for your time though, I'm afraid.
I trust that this answers your question?
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No - the opposite. As your time is given freely given that this is not your trade, you were effectively DIY-ing, you can't necessarily claim this time back. Materials - yes. Your time - no, in my view. If you were a builder, or electrician for example, you could claim to have been 'working' which is where you could have claimed for your time.
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This is a new question, but I'll answer here for your ease of reference.
If unequal deposits are protected by a deed of trust, then they would be returned to the person who paid it in as per that deed.
If not, there's no presumption that this would be the case, but often it is still seen as the 'decent' thing to do.
You could possibly, however, have an equitable argument to say that your contributions over the years counter balance the disparity in deposits and revert therefore to a 50/50 split.
I hope that assists.
That is the black and white starting point, yes.
As I've suggested though, things are not always black and white!
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