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Can I get a deed transferred over if I live in one state and

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Can I get a deed transferred over if I live in one state and I have it motorized in a different state.
I live in Pa and my ex husband lives in NJ. He refuses to come to Pa to sign deed over to me for house. If I take it to N J for him to sign would it be legal?
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Barrister replied 4 months ago.

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Yes, it is entirely legal. There is no requirement for a deed to be executed and notarized in the same state as where the property is. As long as the deed is prepared according to state law in the state where the property is located, it doesn't matter where it is signed and notarized.

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People who own vacation homes in other states often sell them from their home state and the deeds are just mailed to them for execution and return...

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