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How do I get my name on the deed Canadian property that has

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How do I get my name on the deed for a Canadian property that has my deceased husbands name on it now. And what documents do I need and where do I go in Fort Frances Ontario to do this?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Canada Law
Expert:  Debra replied 10 months ago.

Are both your names on title now?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
No. Just his and 4 others.
Expert:  Debra replied 10 months ago.

Who are the 4 others?

Was title held as joint tenants or tenant in common?

Was there a Will?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
The 4 others were partners in the shack. I believe it was joint tenants. No will. Everything was given to me his spouse. I am executor of estate.
Expert:  Debra replied 10 months ago.

I am not sure these answers are correct. If the title is held as joint tenants then your spouse's interest vests in the other four and the property does not form part of the estate. If that is the case then you don't get an interest in the property.

If there is no Will then there is no executor. If your spouse died intestate then you would be the administrator of the estate and would only get all of his assets if there were no children.

Do you understand what I am explaining?

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