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What is the reason you wish to make this transfer? Is your grandmother competent to give her consent to this transfer?
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She is no longer competent to make decisions and her home is falling into disrepair. I would like to deed this property to my son, who is able to save the home and restore it to its original condition.
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My grandmother owned this property when she entered assisted living in 2006 and still qualified to enter the facility and receive coverage through Medicaid. She is still the current owner of the property and has no balance due at the assisted living facilty or with Medicaid. My son is the listed beneficiary of my grandmother's property in her Will. Who would have heartburn with me deeding this property to him?
Any other heirs that she may have could challenge the transfer. Since your son is the named beneficiary in her will, it is more unlikely someone might challenge it, but there is that possibility. Or an angry relative could report you to the local prosecutor indicating you are self-dealing, which could require you to defend yourself.It would typically be better to permit him to perform the work and place a lien against the property for the value of the work performed and then, if the will is not contested, the property will pass to your son and the lien could be removed.
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