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8 of us acquired property from our mother, in Texas, now one of our sisters' gave her part to a niece. is this legal, can her part to the to the remaining 7 instead one of them be chaired with a niece.
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Yes, it is legal. When one is the sole owner of a piece of property, whether alone or jointly with others, they can convey their ownership interest by deed to anyone they wish.
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