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No. You cannot lose ownership rights to your house.
That has nothing to do with adverse possession and you do not have to worry at all.
Let me know if you need any further clarification.
But you have allowed him to live in the house. That is not adverse possession.
Advers possession is when someone uses a property openly, continuously, exclusively and without the permission of the owner. You have given him permission because he's living in your house and you have allowed it.
You can see could court order to have him removed. You will not be able to successfully claim occupiers rent because you have not demanded it all these years.
A court will likely require that he house be sold.
The Court will look at your contributions and also consider that he lived there and you did not.
And the court will discount the mortgage payments that were paid in lieu of child support.
I cannot provide samples.
But what you really need to do is consult with a lawyer face to face as there is a lot at stake and this is a complicated issue.
As your name is ***** ***** you cannot lose your interest in the house. The limitation period doesn't apply. It applies if your name is ***** ***** title.
The winner often gets some of their legal costs paid for. That is usually about 1/3. You will never have to pay all of the lawyer's bill. And if you make an offer to settle and do as well as the offer then you will get an order for you costs.
I have to go to bed now but if you have further questions I will answer in the morning.
I have already stated many times that in my view the limitation period does not apply because your name is ***** ***** to the house.
Because your name is ***** ***** to the house you own the house. You don't give up the rights to your house that is in your name over the passage of time. That is not what the limitation period is about.
The limitation period is about suing. So if the house was in his name and you thought you had a interest in it you are too late to sue. But the house is in your name as well and therefore you did not lose any interest in it.
Please do as I've already requested and see a lawyer face to face at once because this is very complex, there's a lot at stake, and you really aren't understanding what I'm saying unfortunately.
If the judge says that you are wrong then you need a lawyer to help you and you cannot self-represent.
The courts will never go back more than three years unless there are exceptional circumstances. This is usually where the support payor cannot be located. This was not the case here.
As I told you it may be that because you didn't get the child support the court will say that some of the mortgage payments paid by the father were paid in Lieu of child support and therefore will not count towards him getting a larger interest in the home.