Chances of wife getting her name added to matrimonial home

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Muktan Shah

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27 July 2019
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Hey guys,

There has been a caveat lodged on the matrimonial home. Like the property is in the man's name. But the wife has contributed to the house in terms of doing house work and also she has earned all her life paying money to the man and also the house expenses as well. The man and wife don't want to separate. What are the chances if the woman just wants to get her name added to the matrimonial home as a joint tenancy (so that she has a legal interest in the title of the matrimonial home)? Is there a strong chance of the woman getting her name added to the title of the matrimonial home?
 

Rod

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Who has placed the caveat?

A partner begins to accrue rights under family law, but this does not equate to a right to have their name on the title.
 

Rod

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She likely has a financial interest through family law and allowed to place the caveat, but not force a change in title.