Who Gets the Engagement Ring?

Question: Three years ago my boyfriend and I bought a home in downtown Glendale. We have been splitting the mortgage payments and other expenses. Last month I caught him cheating with his ex-girlfriend in our home. I moved out immediately to live with my mother. My boyfriend says that he still wants to keep living…

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Right to Partition As Tenant-In-Common

Question: My boyfriend and I bought a home together in Flagstaff five years ago. We agreed that my boyfriend would be the only person on the deed and the mortgage loan because of my poor credit. I paid $10,000 of the $20,000 down payment. Similarly, in the past five years we have paid all mortgage…

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Owners Should Deed Over 50% Interest

  Question: In 1993, I purchased a 50 percent ownership interest in a rental home in Chandler.  The other 50 percent was an Arizona corporation.  Since the purchase of the home, I have been making all of the mortgage payments and have paid for all of the maintenance and repairs, including a new roof.  Although the…

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