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co-owner rights

My daughter and her domestic partner of 6 yrs. have decided to part ways. They own a home together, but my daughter's partner will not help make a decision on what to do with the property. Does my daughter have the right to put the house up for sale w/out the permission of her ex?

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laphillips | Joined: May 10, 2008 08:33 am | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

This would depend on how title is held.

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jameshogg | Joined: December 20, 2005 02:58 am | Posts: 0 | Location: New Jersey | 00 Dollars($)

Hi Miffedmom,

Welcome to forums.

Your daughter can file a partition lawsuit to force the sale of the home. Such lawsuits are applicable in almost all states. Usually the judge provides for a 30-day period during which he expects the parties to resolve issues or else he'll sell the home and divide the proceeds between your daughter and her partner.

Know more on How Partition Lawsuit can help .

Thanks

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