I live with my boyfriend and I have paid $2500.00 towards buying his sisters old home. We share a checking and saving account. The back account sharing began over a year ago but cohabitation began august 2015.
And...none of that matters. Do you hold yourself out as married with the mutual intent to be married? People living together could have all of that going on with no intent of being married and they will never be married just because of those things.
Does Alabama provide for common law marriage? Not all states do.
If not, then at best you have a partnership.
However, your contributions towards the "purchase" of the house would probably be treated as "rent," and you would get nothing.
Sounds like a bad financial deal to me, but maybe he is a great guy. Then the money might not matter.
All the best,
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