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I purchased a home with my grandson-in-law. Now he is trying

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I purchased a home with my grandson-in-law. Now he is trying to kick me out. He has paid the mortgage payments and utilities. In exchange, I have kept his 2 children at no cost to him as he and his wife does not want to put them in daycare. I keep them 11-12 hours a day. He says he owns more than half the house since he pays the bills. He stated that since he is majority owner, he has the right to ask me to leave. The $150 a week he was going to pay me for taking care of the children, I told him to keep as my part of the payment and utilities. My name is ***** ***** title and the mortgage. Can he evict me?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 1 year ago.

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No, he can't evict you. If both of your names are ***** ***** deed then you are likely what is known as "joint tenants in common" and each have an equal right to use the property so neither of you can "kick the other one out".

He can file to partition the property through the courts. This means that either you buy him out or he buys you out or, if neither of your can do that, then the property will be ordered sold and the money divided based on whatever percentage the court decides you each own.