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Is a lawyer needed to add joint tenants to a mortgage? My

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Is a lawyer needed to add joint tenants to a mortgage? My father has recently died. My sisters and I have been paying the mortgage and we want to add our names to the mortgage deed.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  ScottyMacESQ replied 10 months ago.

Thank you for using JustAnswer.

I'm sorry to hear about your situation, and my condolences on your loss. When you say "add" them to the mortgage, do you mean the actual deed (the document that indicates ownership of the property) or did you actually mean to say mortgage (the document that indicates a secured debt to a lender)?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Add names to the deed
Expert:  ScottyMacESQ replied 10 months ago.

And I assume that it was only in your father's name?

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