Q: Am I obligated to give my girlfriend 50% equity in the home but it is in my name only after we break up
She has been writing rent on her checks and not mortgage.
You need to see a lawyer who will learn more about the arrangements and understanding between you and your girlfriend, then advice, counsel and provide options. Or, it could be as simple as a memo on the check "for rent only".
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