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Hi, thank you for your question. Just a bit more information required to fully assist you:
-Are you in England or Wales?
-Are/were you married?
-Was this not clarified in the order for sale - can you attach it using the paperclip icon as it will be helpful to see it?
-Are there any formal agreements or deeds of trust regarding your contribution?
-What is the value of the property and outstanding mortgage?
Thanks for confirming. In terms of the legal position, without a formal agreement that you will have an increased share of the property due to your contributions, legally you are both only entitled to what you hold on the title and this has also been reflected in a court order. You therefore would not be entitled to seek an increased split of the equity.
Furthermore, you should be aware that she would have been entitled to claim what is called occupation rent since her exclusion from the property - this is because she would have contributed to repayments but not enjoyed the use of the property. However, any claim that she makes can be cancelled out by the mortgage repayments you have been making.
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