What’s yours is mine – Matrimonial Property Part 1

We have recently looked at co-habitation and the rights of cohabitating couples when buying and selling property. In this mini-series, we will look at married couples and how the law deals with property that is owned by both parties to the marriage or civil partnership and property that is only owned by one of the spouses of civil partners.

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MMiLegal NewsMary Philip
Subject to survey? My rights as a Purchaser Part 2

You are on Zoopla and you find a property that has the potential to become your dream home. Perfect sized bedrooms, plenty of space for your couch and the garden you have always wanted. In order to make sure the dream does not turn out to be a nightmare; you should request the Home Report for the property from the Estate Agent.

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MMiLegal NewsMary Philip
The Cohabitation Conundrum: The legal implications of buying a house before tying the knot. Part 1

Buying a house with your partner is an incredibly exciting time; you’ve found your dream home and you have planned your lives together and the last thing on your mind is what if something goes wrong. However, as you and your partner are not married and do not have a registered civil partnership, it is important to know how you are protected if the worst happens and the relationship comes to an end.

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MMiLegal NewsMary Philip