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Thank you. My understanding from advise from another attorney on your site, was that when my friends husband quit claimed his interest in the property the title automatically became tenants in common though his interest with his sister was with right of survivor is that correct. Additionally, the real estate taxes have not been paid for several years, I have recommended that my friend pay 1/2 of taxes currently due and when the property is sold have the escrow office hold from the proceeds the remaining taxes owed by the sister, will that work?
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