Q: I own a house with my parents. Jtwros. My husband and i live there with them. We are separating. Can he claim ownership?
We are common law married. We've lived in the house for over 10 years.
A: If you are an owner with your parents in a joint tenancy with rights of survivorship then your husband can claim a right to equitable distribution of some of the equity in the house. That means money. He can’t claim ownership.
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