How long would i have to vacate boyfriends home should he die as his home is not in my name but i live with him

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How long would i have to vacate boyfriends home should he die as his home is not in my name but i live with him

We are domestic partners but nothing more, when I bring up him getting a will that
states the home would go to me, he becomes very angry. Im concerned, im almost
61, he is 54 in. March. Should he pass away, how long would i have to vacate
before his children throw me out

Asked on January 3, 2018 under Real Estate Law, Florida

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

That is a tough situation to be in and a tough question to ask here.  If he should pass then you would not be considered a renter or owner without a Will/deed/lease.  So his next of kin that would inherit the property will likely have to evict you.  How long that takes depends on how fast someone is appointed as Personal Representative of his estate and files the papers in court to get you out.  I would not, however, count on being there that long and I would worry about your belongings that are of value in the apartment because all the contents may be considered his in an estate situation. Seek legal help.  Good luck.


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