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Unmarried spouse can only make claim on the house ,will depend on the factors whether if they are a joint owner, or whether if the other partner have contributed towards the purchase, mortgage or repair of the household.
So, your partner can only claim against the house if-
he has paid mortgage
Paid any deposit
made any payments towards house improvement.
you can have a formal agreement with your partner , regarding the equity /or sale proceed of that house.
Yes, a solicitor can draft and witness your deed of trust , which will be signed by both of you ,
The cost can vary from solicitor to solicitor , for that you would have to approach them.
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