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My sister added me to her homeowners deed as a joint tenancy

My sister added me to her homeowners deed as a joint tenancy with rights of survivorship however she did not register it with the county office nor did she get it notarized we do have it witnessed is this still a deed I can use to claim her property since she's passed away I am her only surviving relative

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I am trying to get my property taxes lowered in County,. My

I am trying to get my property taxes lowered in Lewis County , Washington. My wife passed away ten years ago and we did not have a probated will or a recorded community property agreement. I need to have her name removed from the property title .Please advise .

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My brother, sister and I inherited a piece of property in

Good afternoon, My brother, sister and I inherited a piece of property in the State of Colorado many years ago (1981) My sister signed over her interest in the property about 10 years ago to my brother and myself. My brother recently passed away and I am left wondering about ownership of the property. The deed reads just the three names without naming joint tenancy or anything else. Does the property now pass to me or does my brother's half pass to his heirs?JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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Motion advice for small claims court case. Quick brief, I

Motion advice for small claims court case. Quick brief, I sold my house and there were 3 names on title (myself, my ex girlfriend and my father). The proceeds were split in 3 and 3 checks were written, one to each. However, there was another case with my father's estate where his proceeds became a question. I indicated that my father had no interest in my house so his share of the proceeds were not ordered to be returned to the estate. But the court did not make any ruling on if any of those proceeds should go back to my ex. No she is suing for 1/2 of those proceeds. I want to argue their were three names on title and 3 checks cut. She received her share of what she bargained for but am not sure if there is any case law to reference to support my argument since I am dong this myself. I plan to file a Motion to Dismiss but would like some guidance.

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I am buying a second home and will be using it as a vacation

Hi, I am buying a second home and will be using it as a vacation rental. The loan broker asks me what kind of ownership we will have - joined tenancy, tenants in common, living trust etc. I have no idea. I, myself, my wife and our daughter are on the title.JA: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: californiaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: not yet. I was planning of doing so, but didn't know that I have to answer this question today - that's what the loan broker told me list night (plus 15 other items on the list)JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I don't know - what else do you need to know

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I made a joint tenant w/ survivorship deed 10 yrs ago to my

I made a joint tenant w/ survivorship deed 10 yrs ago to my daughter. Since then a lot of changes. I need to make a deed from me to my granddaughter (age 6) with her temp guardian, Susan Brinson Boatwright until my granddaughter reaches age 21. Can I change joint tenant deed to tenant in common? Thanks.

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My boyfriend and I purchased a home in Newport Beach,

My boyfriend and I purchased a home in Newport Beach, California in 2012 for 1.2 million dollars. The title,deed is in both names. He bought the home with his own money but insisted on putting me as a co- owner. We were together, living in the home for 4 years. We split up and I relocated to Florida. He now wants me to sign a quick deed claim so he will own the entire house. I do not want to sign, and I want to know if I am entitled to half the equity. The house is now worth close to 3 million dollars. Please advise. Thank you, Donna

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WE live in florida and in 2008 my husband and I bought some

WE live in florida and in 2008 my husband and I bought some land upon which we built a new house . The deed is in our name as husband and wife and our daughters name. Is this a tenancy by the entireties or tenancy in common? It doesn't claim to have right of survivorship so I'm pretty sure its not joint tenancy with right of survivorship. It also does not mention any percent of ownership. Can it be a tenancy by the entireties with 3 people on it? Or can it only be just husband and wife? Probably need a Fl lawyer for this one. I need to know for sure. Thanks

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Father died July 20. Title on the mobile home is joint

Father died July 20. Title on the mobile home is joint tenancy with right of survivorship with me. I thought that means I become sole owner after death and home is not part of probate (if probate even occurs, likely insolvent due to medical bills). HCD wants me to send in death cert and "transfer without probate" form HCD475.2, which has statements that don't pertain (no will, less than 40 days have elapsed, may be creditors against his estate). I am in process of selling unit (filled out paperwork and exchanged funds/keys yesterday) as I cannot afford monthly space rent of unit but was cosigner on his space rent. Do not know yet if any previous tax liens...if so would be under $1,000 likely. Hope to pay off with any proceeds.

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