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My home is paid for. My land is not. The house is in my nAme

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My home is paid for. My land is not. The house is in my nAme as is the land. I want to be sure that if anything happens to me before my fiancée and I marry that she can stay here as long as she wants and no one can make her leave until she's ready with the exception of my son. He has the final say in everything. No other man can live with her while she's here. How do I need to get that done and can it be done?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Roger replied 1 year ago.

Hi - my name is ***** ***** I'm a lawyer in Mississippi. I'll be glad to assist.

Expert:  Roger replied 1 year ago.

The only way you could do this without making her an owner of the property would be to make a will and state in the will that at your death, you wish for a trust to be established and for the house to be placed in the trust for the benefit of your fiancé as long as she lives there and is single; and when/if she enters into a relationship, the trust dissolves and the property shall be transferred to your son.

Expert:  Roger replied 1 year ago.

Otherwise, you're going to be looking at transferring title or an ownership interest to her......which would not be good in the sense that once something happens to you, she still has the ownership and can do as she pleases with the property. So, the trust is the only way you could control things past your time on Earth.

Expert:  Roger replied 1 year ago.

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