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Thanks for your question.
To enable me to answer your question could you please respond to the following:-
no - i am not married
no - partner does not contribute to morgage
no - partner did not contribute to original purchase of the property
Thanks for your reply.
The position is that where a person is not named on the registered title to a property then you can generally only claim an interest in the property if you have made either a capital contribution to it (ie. financing the purchase or pay for significant works which materially increase the value of the property) or have maintained the mortgage payments/paid rent or bills/foof to a total that is more than you would otherwise have paid in private rented accommodation in the area.
Provided she has not contributed more money in payment for food than she would have otherwise paid in private rented accommodation for rent/bills/food then she would not be advised to make a claim against your property. I assume that she has not been buying extremely expensive food!
This will remain the case until you marry.
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