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My dad took out a deed retaining living estate and I am the

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My dad took out a deed retaining living estate and I am the one on the deed. He asked me to have a document drawn up stating that on his death that I would give the house to a sister. Is there anyway to avoid this or am I obligated to deed the house to my sister?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Roger replied 11 months ago.

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Have you already been deeded the property and has the deed been recorded?

Expert:  Roger replied 11 months ago.

If you've already been deeded the property -- and it has been recorded -- then the property belongs to you and no one can force you to give up that right.

Expert:  Roger replied 11 months ago.

You may choose to transfer your ownership out of a moral obligation --- but legally --- there would be no legal way to may you I've up your interest.

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