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Should i be entitled to any money from the selling of my parents house because of this extension?

Brooklyn, NY |

About 10 years ago my parents bought a house and got an extension built onto it. The money for the extension came from a disabled grant they got given because of my physical disability. Well, anyway, now my parents are divorced and living seperately my dad still lives in that house and is selling it because he wouldn't pay his insurance. Well they went to court and it got dicided they were to get 50 k each when the house was sold. I was about 10 when they got the extension and i am 21 now.. would i be entitled to any of that money legally speaking? if it wasn't for me they wouldnt have got the grant, but my parents said they are not giving me any money

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  1. Unfortunately, you are not.

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  2. No right to the money, it was your parents house not yours.

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