Get UK Law Questions Answered by Verified Experts
No children living with us. My partner has grown up children who live away.
His name only appears on the title.
No, I didn't contribute to the initial financing. This was my partner's 'buy to let' of ehich I was not a part.
I'm sure I would have paid more in rent unless I shared a rental property.
Not sure what you mean, but this is a repayment mortgage.
I had a bath put into the property at a cost of £450.
Hope this helps.
Thank you. XXXXX just finish by having one thing clarified; am I right in thinking then, that as a common law partner I have no more rights to the property than, say, a lodger would, unless I'd either; paid capital in initially, made significant improvements which increased saleability or paid more than my partner into the house/household? This third point must only be pertinent to partners, though, surely, because a lot of tenants pay
significantly more towards mortgages in rent (?)
DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.
The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).