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Anyone point me in the right direction?

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BreakOutTheKaraoke Thu 11-Aug-11 10:00:09

Was with a friend last night, talking to one of her friends, who is in a relationship that is breaking down, and she wants to leave. The house where she is living is in her partners name (not married I think), but she has been paying the mortgage from her private bank account for the past however many months, and contributed towards change, etc to the house.

My friend went through a divorce herself 3 years ago, similar situation, and was told she had no claims on her partners house, so told her friend the situation woulkd likely be the same. I know that I've read on here that in that situation, she should be entitled to a share in the house, but can't find any links, etc, that go into details. Can anyone help with a link or two I can forward to her about this please?

I'm sorry I don't know many details, and I don't know this woman to ask (obviously its none of my business really!), but I told my friend I was sure Mumsnet was right, and I want to back it up! grin

piano10 Thu 11-Aug-11 10:43:13

Not sure myself, i would have thought she has no rights to the house cos they are not married.
She could go to the C.A.B agency and they can advise her...

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