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You live with your grandfather in a house that is mortgage free. He has gifted you a 50% interest in the property.
You wish to know whether you can be forced out of the property.
Correct? if not please clarify.
Provided that your grandfather had the requisite mental capacity to understand the implications of his gift to you and there was no element or fraud or durress involved in the documentation which affected the transfer to you then the gift will be legal.
This means that you each have an equal right to live in the property which neither can deny the other unless there is a court order to the contrary pursuant to civil or cirminal proceedings. So no, he would not be able to evict you.
Not if the court accepts that he understood the implications at the time and there was no durress.
If he did it to avoid his creditors though then the creditors could take action to have the transaction set aside.
That's a trickier area but no, probably not.
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