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My husband died a month a go..He has a step daughter by

My husband died a month a go..He has a step daughter by another marriage. I have been with her since feb 1995. we got married may 25th,2015. can she take my house away from me

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Regarding a property. the property was prchased in 1988 by

regarding a property. the property was prchased in 1988 by my parents. the deed was a tenancy agreement with my parents having 1/2 interest and my brother and his wife having 1/2 interest. my brother divorced his wife in 1991. in 1995 order releasing consensual lien and awarding real estate was handled through the district court of wy.co.kansas civil court department. my brothers ex-wife signed over her part of my brothers 1/2 and my brother was awarded the marital home. the property then became 1/2 my parents and 1/2 my brothers. also in 1995 after the divorce my brother went and did a quit claim deed over to my parents without using the word tenancy. my mom passed away on april 15, 2016. according to the wills what was hers was his and his was hers. now it is my dad on 1/2 the property and my brother on 1/2. my dad now wants to

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I own an undivided interest in 260 acres of pasture. It's a

I own an undivided interest in 260 acres of pasture. It's a tenancy in common. In Elbert county Colorado.It is landlocked. There is an easement that was granted before my parents died, which restricts use to "consistent to 2 single family homes and or farm activity". It runs with the land.I'm looking for legal reference that says if I do or do not have the right to use the access.Need to know asap.

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Can real estate (a house being purchased without a mortgage,

Can real estate (a house being purchased without a mortgage, a cash sale) be titled to 3 different owners such that one owner owns a 50% share of the property and the other owners (a married couple) each own a 25% share of the property, or must the property be titled such that each owner owns a 1/3 share of the property? Thanks!

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We are 5 siblings who put together finances to buy land in

We are 5 siblings who put together finances to buy land in Ga. for vacation purposes but had to buy quickly because the deal was expiring , so the one with the best credit bought it in his name. Now, the land is ours and we would like to know how to go about transfering it in our 5 names, so we could proceed to build 5 homes or 1 big home. We don't want to survey the land in 5 lots, we want to build separate but together, or just one big family home, which ever is the easier and minimal cost route. Please advise if a Corp. is the way to go as we are thinking, or is there a better way.Thank you,The Gabs.

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Barrister once again thank you professional advice

Barrister once again thank you for your professional advice which has been a great help to me!I would highly recommend you to anybody that needs legal help.Last question regarding my situation:I want to make sure that when I move to CA that my soon to be ex who's on the house title with me cant take any loans or refinance the house with out my approval since I would be responsible if he didn't pay back the loan, correct?Having right of survivorship does that mean we would both have to approve anything having to do with loans or refinancing of the home unless he changes the deed to tenants in common which you said he could do without my approval?If he changed the title/deed to tenants in common and took a loan on our already paid off home and ended up not keeping up with the loan payments would that effect my credit & am I responsible for that loan I didn't sign for?

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In Oregon I'm listed as "NOT" as tenants in common but do have

In Oregon I'm listed as "NOT" as tenants in common but do have rights of survivorship on home title.I recently read the following but don't quite understand what this means:Oregon doesn't use the term “joint tenancy”; instead, you create a survivorship estate. The result is the same as with a joint tenancy: when one owner dies, the surviving owner owns the whole property. But technically, creating a survivorship estate creates “a tenancy in common in the life estate with cross-contingent remainders .Either partner can destroy the right of survivorship by recording a new deed even if he/she is the only one who signed the new deed. I am not a registered domestic partner. Can my partner on title change the deed without my approval and take me off the house deed?

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My ex and I have been divorced years now and each

My ex and I have been divorced for seven years now and each year he keeps telling me he's putting the house on the market, but doesn't. My name is ***** ***** deed, but not the mortgage. How can I get my half of the equity without involving a lawyer, because I can't afford one and he knows it.

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I am divorced years now, and in the divorce I stated

I am divorced for 5 years now, and in the divorce I stated that I did not want rights to the property we owned together. I did not want to see my ex not have a place to live. In the past month I have discovered that my name is ***** ***** the mortgage and he rents the property. I am having a difficult time moving forward as long as my name is ***** ***** this mortgage. I cant even get a car loan. I need to know where I stand as far as forcing sale or a buy out on the property and getting my name off of the mortgage. I have asked him several times to take care of this and he says he cant do it.

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