Then you were joint tenants/tenants by entirety, likely.
Property owned as husband and wife (tenants by the entirety) provides rights of survivorship
similar to joint tenancy (which is that upon the death of the first spouse, the surviving spouse becomes the owner of the property whole, automatically. Joint tenancy ownership is frequently used to avoid probate
All that is necessary to be done in most cases is to take her name off at the county register of deed level, by bringing a death certificate, and her name will be taken off.
As for putting your current wife's name on the deed, this may be done via a QUITCLAIM at the same office. See here
. Filed at the same office.
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