Legal battle destroyed my dream life in French gite

Rosemary Jaworsky outside the French home that has left her facing huge bills

A gite owner has been forced to sell up for €350,000 less than the valuation of her home after a series of court cases left her facing huge legal fees.

British-American Rosemary Jaworsky says issues started when she hired a lawyer to bring action against a tradesman she had allowed to live in an annex at the gîte in return for restoration work.

He allegedly refused to leave.

She claims the lawyer made mistakes and warns anyone embarking on legal action to be very careful. She is now looking at suing the lawyer.

Divorcee Ms Jaworsky bought the property near Panjas, Gers, in 2004. She restored the main building to become her home and two outbuildings to ...

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