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My brother and I co own the house I live in. Both of our

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My brother and I co own the house I live in. Both of our names are ***** ***** deed. The mortgage is paid in full. We both have wills naming beneficiaries. Should one of us expire, does the living sibling then own the house outright or does the beneficiary assume 50 percent ownership?
JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: Colorado.
JA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?
Customer: The recorded property deed.
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: I pay the property taxes.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Estate Law
Expert:  P. Simmons replied 11 months ago.

Hi, My name is***** am an attorney with over 16 years experience. Hopefully I can help you with your legal question.

Expert:  P. Simmons replied 11 months ago.

This you have a copy of the title handy? If so, can you tell me what it says (specifically what language is used to describe ownership)?