Thank you, friend.
You and her were joint tenants
on the property. This means that if one passes, their interest then is "absorbed" into the other's interest.
As such, lawfully, one in your situation likely now retains 100% interest to the property under doctrine.
The way to confirm this on paper is to file a death certificate with the Recorder of Deeds in the county where the property is located (the office may also be called "Official Records/Recording Services" or something similar), along with a quick form that the office should
have that essentially moves the interest from under her name into yours and removes her name from title
since she has now passed.
An attorney is recommended for this matter, but is not mandatory. May I recommend the FL Bar referral program - here
. The attorneys are vetted and qualified. You should be able to find an attorney you are confident with and whom you can trust, and who is available ASAP.
Good luck, and again, I am sorry for your loss.
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