Estate Law

Estate law questions? Ask an estate lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

My mother and I brought a house in Texas, she died. Her

Customer Question
My mother and I brought...
My mother and I brought a house in Texas, she died . Her original Will she did not identify this property. Her Will left everything should be divided equally between her four children.
My question: Can I have my siblings quick deed their portion( 3/8) of my house to me?
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Estate Law
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Estate Law Question
Answered in 3 minutes by:
3/3/2016
Estate Lawyer: RayAnswers, Attorney replied 2 years ago
RayAnswers
RayAnswers, Attorney
Category: Estate Law
Satisfied Customers: 48,950
Experience: Texas lawyer for 30 years in Estate law
Verified

Hi and welcome to JA. Ray here to help you today.

Yes assuming the will has been probated, they can quit claim their interest in the property to you in this circumstance.

Free forms for you here.

QUITCLAIM DEED

STATE OF TEXAS

COUNTY OF ___________________

________________________________________________________________ [name(s)

of grantor(s)], of ________________ County, Texas, for and in consideration of the sum of ten

dollars and no cent

s ($10.00) paid by the Grantee(s) named in this deed, the receipt of which is

hereby acknowledged, ________ [has/have] quitclaimed, and by this instrument does

quitclaim, to _________________________________________________________________

[name(s) of gran

tee(s)], of __________________ County, Texas, all of ______ [his/her/their]

right, title and interest in and to the real property situated in _____________________ County,

Texas, and described as:

[

Insert legal description/address of property.

]

___________

___________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________

_____________________________________________

Grantor(s) grants, to have and to hold, all of the Grantor’s rights, title, and interest in

and to the above described property and premises to the Grantee(s), and to _________

[his/her/their] heirs and assig

ns forever, so that neither Grantor(s) nor Grantor’s heirs, legal

representatives, or assigns shall have, claim, or demand any right or title to the property,

premises, or appurtenances, or any part thereof.

EXECUTED on ____________________________ [date

].

_________________________________

[Signature of Grantor One]

_________________________________

[Typed or printed name]

_________________________________

[Signature of Grantor Two]

_________________________________

[Typed or printed name]

Name & Addr

ess of Grantee(s):

_________________________________

_________________________________

_________________________________

_________________________________

***These forms are not a substitute for legal advice.

***

2

Revised 2/17/2011

STATE OF TEXAS

COUNTY OF _____________________

BEFORE ME, the undersigned authority, on this d

ay personally appeared

___________________________________________________________ [name(s) of grantor(s)]

known to me to be the person(s) whose name(s) _______ [is/are] subscribed to the foregoing

instrument, and acknowledged to me that ________ [he/she/t

hey] executed the same for the

purposes and consideration therein expressed.

This instrument was acknowledged before me on ____________________ [date] by

__________________________________________________________ [name(s) of grantor(s)].

_____________

___________________

[Signature of Notary Public]

________________________________

[Typed or printed name]

Notary Public in and for the State of Texas

My commission expires: __________

Ask Your Own Estate Law Question
Estate Lawyer: RayAnswers, Attorney replied 2 years ago

I appreciate the chance to help you today.They sign in front of notary and you file it in county deed records where property is located.Thanks again.

If you can leave a positive rating it is always much appreciated.

Ask Your Own Estate Law Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with an estate lawyerLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask RayAnswers Your Own Question
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
RayAnswers, Attorney
Category: Estate Law
Satisfied Customers: 48,950
48,950 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Texas lawyer for 30 years in Estate law

RayAnswers is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

My husband has been driving me insane with questions regarding estate issues since his mother died. I'm not a lawyer! Thanks to JustAnswer, I was able to calm his concerns.

Loretta TIllinois

Thanks Adam!! - A very direct and understandable response - you have been a great help!

Happy CustomerEllicott City, MD

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Thomas McJD

Thomas McJD

Attorney

3,170 satisfied customers

Wills, Trusts, Probate & other Estate Matters

Barrister

Barrister

Attorney

5,908 satisfied customers

17 yrs estate law, real estate. Wills/Trusts/Probate

RayAnswers

RayAnswers

Attorney

48,950 satisfied customers

Texas lawyer for 30 years in Estate law

Infolawyer

Infolawyer

Attorney

5,145 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses.

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

1,867 satisfied customers

Fully licensed attorney in Texas in private practice.

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Attorney

1,522 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Attorney

1,215 satisfied customers

12+ yrs. of experience including estate law.

< Previous | Next >

Related Estate Law Questions
Family estate; not probated: Parents- Father & Mother is
Family estate; not probated: Parents- Father & Mother is dead; oldest son dies after parents; all siblings has died; some siblings has children; oldest son wife dies after him, they have no offsprings… read more
Jessica B
Jessica B
Juris Doctor
1,709 satisfied customers
What if you die without a will? Who inherits your share?
In Maine, if a will is left dividing the family property to four children and one of them dies, does the share of that person(who does not have a will themselves)go to her children ,her husband, or he… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,908 satisfied customers
May natural father died in 1981. He left my stepmother as
May natural father died in 1981. He left my stepmother as executor of house and property. The will was probated. The stepmother died on May 5th of this year. My dad states in the will that upon her de… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
48,950 satisfied customers
My mother passed away Thanksgiving Day 2014. Her home was
My mother passed away Thanksgiving Day 2014. Her home was left to myself and three brothers. Originally, my mother bought the house after the death of my father. She put $40,000 down on a purchase pri… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,908 satisfied customers
We live in Oklahoma. My mother died of a heart attack three
We live in Oklahoma. My mother died of a heart attack three months after discontinuing the use of Avandia. We joined a class action lawsuit and are about to receive a settlement. Mother died intestate… read more
Thomas McJD
Thomas McJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,170 satisfied customers
To TMcJD…. : Here was a question that I asked yesterday
To TMcJD…. : Here was a question that I asked yesterday and that you answered: "An elderly mother in CA who was an heir to OK mineral interests died without a will in 2000. At the time she died she ha… read more
Thomas McJD
Thomas McJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,170 satisfied customers
I have a question, it is a detailed one, so here it goes.
I have a question, it is a detailed one, so here it goes. My fathers died in 2002, he left a will and made my sister, the executor over his will, to execute his wishies. My fathers will left six acres… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
My mother past over ten years ago. She left a house where my
My mother past over ten years ago. She left a house where my sister is using. My sister is getting married and moving out. She is selling the house and said the money is hers. I dont know if a will wa… read more
Daniel P.
Daniel P.
Managing Attorney
Juris Doctor
2,741 satisfied customers
I live in Smyrna, Georgia and my Aunt wants to sell my grandfathers
I live in Smyrna, Georgia and my Aunt wants to sell my grandfather's house that is located in Smyrna also. My question is she does she need permission from her deceased brother's children to sell the … read more
Brent Blanchard
Brent Blanchard
Solo Practitioner
Doctoral Degree
1,964 satisfied customers
my father died 5 yrs. ago I dont think my mom probated him,
my father died 5 yrs. ago I don't think my mom probated him, my mother died oct. 2010 what do I need to do, I'm the admin. of the will. (been busy) (lame excuse) they lived in Harris county, Texas. th… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
26,939 satisfied customers
If no probate occurs on an estate involving property after 30 years and there is a surviv
If no probate occurs on an estate involving property after 30 years and there is presently a surviving spouse and children (2 deceased) and the deceased left a will (warranty deed in undivided interes… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
256 satisfied customers
I have a piece of property that has been in my family for years.
I have a piece of property that has been in my family for years. Originally it was my grandparents who left the property to their four children. My dad kept his 4th interest in the house and his siste… read more
Daniel Solutions
Daniel Solutions
Doctoral Degree
5,212 satisfied customers
To whom it may concern, my mother died without a will.Before
To whom it may concern, my mother died without a will.Before she died she was trying to get her sibling to separate land that was left to all of them.On the land Ram energy company would like to test … read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
26,939 satisfied customers
My grandparents had 5 kids. Kid 1 has 1 daughter, kid 2 has
My grandparents had 5 kids. Kid 1 has 1 daughter, kid 2 has 2 kids daughter son, kid 3 has no kids. The other two kids were two mildly mentally handicapped sisters they adopted. All 5 kids are now dea… read more
JaxLaw
JaxLaw
Associate Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,722 satisfied customers
My father passed away over 10 years ago leaving a Will that
My father passed away over 10 years ago leaving a Will that deeded homes and businesses to my Mother for her all of her "natural life" (Mother expired 4 years ago) and to my five Sisters and me, each … read more
Daniel Solutions
Daniel Solutions
Doctoral Degree
5,212 satisfied customers
My mom and my sister purchased a house in the state of New
My mom and my sister purchased a house in the state of New York and when my mom died my sister took full ownership of the house. The deed stated that the house should go to my sister when my mom died … read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
256 satisfied customers
My first husband recently died and left no will. His wife
My first husband recently died and left no will. His wife has called to let my daughter know (child from the marriage) that since there is no will my daughter owns half of the vehicles. Shouldn't my d… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
louisiana. My father died one month ago. He was married and
louisiana. My father died one month ago. He was married and he and his wife owned a house together (community), and had no children together. I have siblings and we need to know who inherits the house… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x