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My brother and I own property together. It is a land lease.

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My brother and I own property together. It is a land lease. We inherited from our Mother. My brother has died without a will. Since the property is listed in both our names how do I get it transferred to my name only?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Estate Law
Expert:  N Cal Attorney replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question.

Please clarify what you mean by "a land lease".

Usually when a person owns land they have their name as the grantee on a deed. Is there a deed naming you and your late brother as grantees?

Did you brother leave a spouse or any descendants?

If you inherited this was it under a Will?