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James Mather
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Dear Sir I own a property with a relative. She wants to

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Dear Sir
I own a property with a relative. She wants to sell i dont. I am also the injured party
because i was evicted and she owns two other properties. How can i prevent her selling the property..
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Property Law
Expert:  James Mather replied 5 years ago.
On what basis were you evicted?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

alleged assault it was a false accusation

Expert:  James Mather replied 5 years ago.
We need full backkground please as to why she wants to sell, why you dont and how you come to own the property together. As much info as possible please
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Most of The information is still confidential..its our parents house I like

living there she wants to sell it for the money. I think my posiition is reasonable.

Expert:  James Mather replied 5 years ago.

This site is a public
forum, but no-one, including me, knows who you are.

Unless I know all
the information, my answer will not be accurate but based upon the information
that you have given I am already confused because you say that you are living
there (at least I think that's what you say) but you have been evicted, so I dont know if you are there or not. Between you, you inherited the
property from your parents.

So, based upon the
limited information that you give, and assuming that the property is awarded
50-50 to each of you in the will and that you are not granted the right to live
in the property for life or for any other period, and that this has not been
your home for most of your life, then if the other the relative applied to
court for an order for sale to compel you to sell the house, the chances are
that the house would be sold by court order and you would have to pay for all
the court and legal costs.

The situation
would be different had you lived in the property for a long period of time, but
not if you only moved in recently or in the last couple of years.

I really cannot
advise you any further unless I have more facts. I am happy to clarify any
individual points you wish to raise.

Can I help

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Expert:  James Mather replied 5 years ago.
For some reason, this appears in my "customer waiting" box. Can I assist you further?