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I co own a house in Victoria. The other owner refuses to

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I co own a house in Victoria. The other owner refuses to co-operate to sell and divide proceeds. How do I get a Court Order without a lawyer (I am an age pensioner)
JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: Victoria
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: Not yet.
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: The co-owner is enraged at the thought of being forced to sell. She "hates" me, constantly claims we are partners. We are NOT romantically associated.
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Solicitor: John Melis,
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You are not able to force the part owner to sell but there are solutions.

Is the ownership tenants in common or joint tenants on the title ?

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