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    • Oliviasmom
    • By Oliviasmom 12th Jan 18, 11:49 PM
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    Relationship spilt- ownership of caravan
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    • 12th Jan 18, 11:49 PM
    Relationship spilt- ownership of caravan 12th Jan 18 at 11:49 PM
    Myself and my ex-partner have recently spilt. During the time of our relationship we had the chance to buy a caravan. We didn't have the funds so my parents bought it for us. They paid 3k-1800 for the caravan and 1200 for ground rent, this was a deal so couldn't have paid one without the other. A month later my partner took out a loan, he gave my parents 1800. After the year of buying it we had to then pay ground rent monthly of 100. This was from my ex partners bank account, but part of our household bills.

    My parents fitted new floors, bathroom suite and blinds amongst other things.

    Now we have spilt my ex is claiming he owns the entire
    Caravan. I suggested we pay 50 a month each towards rent and liaise with each other about times spent for holidays.


    Can anyone advise if this is 50/50 ownership or do you think he solely owns it?

    I have receipts for electric bills, rates and insurance for caravan is in my name?

    Any advice?
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    • Jelllibeanz
    • By Jelllibeanz 4th Mar 18, 10:38 AM
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    • 4th Mar 18, 10:38 AM
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    Hi


    It sounds like you guys have not been married. So this is not likely to become part of a divorce settlement. However, for the sake of the children and having been in similar circumstances previously I would suggest you aim to come to an amicable arrangement.


    I would venture to suggest you both own it as it was purchased and maintained whilst you were together. Whilst sentimentally it probably holds a lot of value, it doesn't hold much in financial terms.


    You've said the bills are in your name. If you were to add his name to the accounts could you guarantee he would pay? Are you able to maintain it yourself? What has his response been like in relation to your suggestion?


    Have all the loan payments been completed?


    Is he using it as a place to stay now you've split?
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    • DUTR
    • By DUTR 4th Mar 18, 10:42 AM
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    • 4th Mar 18, 10:42 AM
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    • 4th Mar 18, 10:42 AM
    Hi


    It sounds like you guys have not been married. So this is not likely to become part of a divorce settlement. However, for the sake of the children and having been in similar circumstances previously I would suggest you aim to come to an amicable arrangement.


    I would venture to suggest you both own it as it was purchased and maintained whilst you were together. Whilst sentimentally it probably holds a lot of value, it doesn't hold much in financial terms.


    You've said the bills are in your name. If you were to add his name to the accounts could you guarantee he would pay? Are you able to maintain it yourself? What has his response been like in relation to your suggestion?


    Have all the loan payments been completed?


    Is he using it as a place to stay now you've split?
    Originally posted by Jelllibeanz
    Are you aware this is a repost?
    • pogofish
    • By pogofish 5th Mar 18, 12:39 PM
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    • 5th Mar 18, 12:39 PM
    Are you aware this is a repost?
    Originally posted by DUTR
    Good..! The concept of someone bring mother to a caravan is a tad disturbing.
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