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I am sorry you are dealing with this situation. The good news here is that New York does not recognize common law marriage and therefore the dissolution statutes are not applicable and she is unlikely to be able to claim any entitlement to equity in the property.
The bad news is you are likely going to have to treat her like a tenant and file a formal eviction. While I realize this sounds absurd it is the appropriate legal remedy for your situation. I would suggest you have a local landlord lawyer prepare and represent you in doing this eviction.
She may attempt to sue you for the amount of cost of furniture and repairs but that would be separate from the eviction. The fact she paid for things in lieu of rent makes her a tenant and gives her tenant rights however does not necessarily means she is entitle to any other amount for her contributions.
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