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Hello and thank you for your question. My name is ***** ***** I will be very pleased to assist you. I'm a practising lawyer in England with over 15 years’ experience. Please be aware that although I will endeavour to reply to you promptly, I am also in full time private practice and so I may not be available to respond immediately and it may also take me a few minutes to prepare a reply. The site will notify you as soon as I respond. I look forward to working with you to answer your question fully.
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Thank you for the above. Please forgive the delay in my responding - I have been stuck in a long meeting.
I am very happy to speak with you by phone if you are available tomorrow.
In the meantime by way of summary, an individual can make an application to court under section 14 of the trusts of land and appointment of trustees act for an order as regards ***** ***** in the property and/or an order for sale of the property. From what you describe, your ex-partner is claiming estoppel which indicates that they are claiming that you gave them cause to understand or believe that they would be entitled to a certain interest in the property in consideration for something they did or paid. There are many elements that can be relevant in consideration of such a claim including documentary evidence, particularly if there is a declaration of trust, your respective financial affairs and whether you shared finances and financial evidence of contributions or other documentary evidence. I am very happy to discuss this further and the specific facts if you would like to speak by phone tomorrow.
Hi Jonathan - please just post back shortly before you would like to arrange to speak. The way the website works, there is no real facility to schedule a call but if you post a response around the time you want to speak, I will pick it up at that point. I am available generally tomorrow during business hours
Hello - I have tried to reach you a couple of times without success today. Will you be available on Monday or alternatively possibly I may be able to speak tomorrow late afternoon but will need to confirm. Let me know what suits.