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Several years ago my father and step-mother added my step-sister

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Several years ago my father and step-mother added my step-sister and myself to the deed on their property. My father is deceased and my step-mother is wanting to sell the house. Will she have to have my authoization to do that?
Welcome! Thank you for your question.

If your names were added to the deed of the property you both will have to give consent to sell the property.

If they just changed their wills or a trust to leave you the property at their deaths then it is likely that she can sell the property without your consent.

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

At the time of sale, would the funds be disbursed to each of the three parties separately?

Yes, depending on your exact ownership you would receive a percentage of the proceeds. There are lots of types of ownership that you could have so it is impossible to know your share without seeing the deed and possibly more information.
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