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Example - We are 5 years into our relationship. Shes a wonderful person and I am a devoted, loving man but lets say 20 years from now she has a change of heart that is no fault of my own then I'm out 20 years and I will be in my 60's having to start from scratch.

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Random thoughts in no particular order

1. If 15% of this house is ALL that would prevent you from starting from scratch, then if you split you have big problems anyway.

2. How and when would you collect on the 15%? Is this spelled out somewhere? How long after a split would you have to wait?

3. How about a prenup style contract where she gives you cash. Then if there is an unfortunate break-up, you have cash instead of partial ownership of some property that may not provide any usable income to you until sold.

4. In your example she is leaving you due to no fault of yours. What is the situation is reversed. How does she feel about you having the 15% interest in her house even if you are not around.
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