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A friend and I purchased a home together as joint tenants. Recently, my friend asked if her daughter could move in with us temporarily and I agreed. Now, she said that her boyfriend is also moving in with us and that there is nothing I can do to stop it. I'm trying to find out what my rights are here. Thank you.

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There are no agreements in writing in regards ***** ***** people moving in, or not. I originally was purchasing the property alone but we added her to the deed at closing. I paid the $954 in legal fees for closing and $10,000 down payment, the rest is owner financed $30,000 for ten years. My partner gave me her portion of the down payment at a later date $5,000 but did not share in the legal fees.

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I am sorry to hear about this situation. Please tell me what state this is in, please?

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