In the case of joint ownership, a person may be legally obligated to cooperate in dividing ownership of a home, but may not do so or may not want to, or the person may be lost or unreachable. What can be done about this legally?
A home may be jointly owned, for example, in a marriage or in cohabitants who each own half. If the relationship breaks up or a divorce is filed, one party may have an interest in selling (because of the proceeds) and the other may have an interest in delaying the sale. How is this regulated by law?
We are specialists in matters of property. We help tenants and landlords, owners, sellers and other interested parties. Residential rentals Dutch law provides strong protection for tenants of independent living space. A landlord cannot simply terminate a rental contract. Termination due to breach of contract can only be determined by a judge. Fixed-term rental is not impossible, but the contract must fulfil the relevant requirements. Sadly, sometimes expats are presented with invalid contracts because they [...]