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The writing says exactly that he will give us $60,000. It was understood that he would do this when his house sold which was last week.
Yes, he moved in with us after spending months renovating our house to his specifications. This was supposed to be a permanent--until the end of his life situation.
Yes, we are all full signatories and owners on the account.
The money was earned by him and his wife over a lifetime. My husband is his only child.
He has not said for sure that he doesn't want to, but he's dragging his feet, and last night he announced that he was moving out, simply because we were asking him about it. He also promised to give us $600 month for rent and last week he gave us $400 which seemed to indicate that he had changed his mind in that regard as well.
So even if he does indeed move out, the fact that we have a paper in his own handwriting that says he will give us $60,000, gives us some legal claim to that money?
I understand he could sue us for taking the money from the account since we didn't contribute to that account(s).