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my question is about the rights of a term cohabiting
Hello, my question is about the rights of a long term cohabiting partner being conned and stolen from by the other partner.The situation is that my Client 'A' (I am an accountant not a solicitor)had been cohabiting with her partner 'X' for circa 20 years. A gave X all her inheritance money from her late mum and dad's estate amounting to c£400,000. They had planned that X would invest the money in starting up a couple of business which required a considerable number of motor vehicles to be purchased. A very much left all of this to X as she had full employment elsewhere - but it was regarded as their retirement plan. It transpires that A had no shares in either company. A completely trusted X. X found a new love in his life and left A. She now has seemingly lost all her parents' inheritance - is there any legal right of recourse for her to get her money back- as it was essentially stolen from her. She has all her Bank statements and proof of where the money came from and the transfers out. This is under Scottish Law. Also I'm not sure under what category this question should be classified.Thank you, CAS
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