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I live in a house in Boynton Beach Florida with my

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I live in a house in Boynton Beach Florida with my girlfriend. I inherited the property from my mother.does she have the right to any proceeds of the house when I sell it
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Alex Esquire replied 1 year ago.

Hello. My name is***** am a Florida licensed attorney and I will be happy to answer your question.
I am sorry to hear about this unfortunate situation.

Is your girlfriend on any documents related to the ownership of the house?

Did your girlfriend contributed her own money toward any improvements done on the house?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no her name is ***** ***** any of the documentation she also has not contributed any improvements to the structure of the property she does help with some household bills
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I see where you cannot call me are you still seeing my questions?
Expert:  Alex Esquire replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your follow up.

Generally, since Florida does not recognize any type of "common law" marriages, as long as, the live in girlfriend's name is ***** ***** the title to the house and she has not contributed to any improvement related to the property, she would not be generally legally entitled to any proceeds if the house owner by her boyfriend is sold.

I wish you the best of luck!

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