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We each purchased a section of property from our mother, but our mother gifted the debt to each child. If we had not purchased land it would have been inherited property at her death. My sister and brother-in-law did not sign as witnesses. Their signature page was witnessed and notarized. Our spouses did sign off that they knew this property was to be kept separate from other assets
Bonnie,Thank you for your follow-up. I assumed that the husband signed as a waiver for rights, but if the signature page makes that unclear, it is difficult to claim or argue that this was a legitimate signature as he was not part of the corporation. His signature should have been on a separate addendum and not listed with his wife's signature, who is a valid officer of the corporation. That irregularity may be enough for you to claim that this was an invalid conveyance since there is only one legitimate officer listed on the paperwork--that is, your brother. He cannot make a unilateral decision if the corporate bylaws forbid such action on his part. Here, either a formal petition to court for clarification is needed, or a suit to seek an injunction and to stop the transfer would be a viable solution to pursue.Good luck.
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