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My husband passed away this month and I want to remove his

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My husband passed away this month and I want to remove his name from the property deed. We have a Joint Tenancy with survivorship warranty deed. Although I know the ownership transfers to me upon death, I want to make sure his name is ***** ***** the deed. I was told that a new deed is needed.Can you tell me what type or the name of the deed that is needed so I can secure this property right away. I only have social security and can not afford an attorney.
I appreciate any help you can provide. Thanks
Catherine Drummer
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Estate Law
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 1 month ago.

Hello and welcome. I am working on your answer and will be right back!

Expert:  Infolawyer replied 1 month ago.

You have a couple of options. The easiest is to leave the deed as is. It can be kept as is and then would be changed if and when you want to sell.

If you prefer to update the deed, you would do an executor or adminstrator deed transferring title to yourself.

This can be done easily and filed with land records.

Expert:  Infolawyer replied 1 month ago.

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