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Can my fiance put me and the children out of our home. We have been together 14 years and purchased our home in 2014. I am not on the mortgage but on the deed to the home. He has now decided he want to call it quits and is telling me to leave with the kids. We are Connecticut residents

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Can my fiance put me and the children out of our home. We have been together 14 years and purchased our home in 2014. I am not on the mortgage but on the deed to the home. He has now decided he want to call it quits and is telling me to leave with the kids. We are Connecticut residentsRead more: http://www.justanswer.com/family-law/5rdyf-husband-evict-house-house-loan.html#ixzz40v8lekQR

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I am sorry to hear about this situation. Under Under Connecticut case law, common-law marriages are not valid (see McAnerney v. McAnerney, 165 Conn. 277 (1973), also Boland v. Catalano (202 Conn. 333 (1987). As such, someone in your situation cannot claim any type of marital right.

Therefore, this is looked at from a civil point of view. If he is on the deed and you are not, then it is his property even if you are on the mortgage account. He can ask you to leave. You are considered what is known as "tenant at sufferance," who resides there at the pleasure of the landlord.

However, you can of course demand child support of the children are his.

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