Ask a Lawyer and Get Answers to Your Legal Questions
Thank you for using JA. I am Loren, a licensed attorney for over 30 yrs., and I am here to help.
I appreciate your patience as I review your question. I will post my response shortly.
This is general information and no attorney client relationship is established.
The site may ask you if you wish to speak by phone for an extra charge. Many find the phone call to be the easiest and fastest way to get the information they need. I am also happy to continue online.
Yes, it is as simple as the mother and father, along with your wife, executing a quitclaim deed in favor of you and your wife as joint tenants, with right of survivorship, and recording the executed deed with the recorder of deeds for the county where the property is located.
If there is a mortgage, you will need the lender's consent, as well, to change the title.
Here is a link to a form deed you can use as a template:
MA QUITCLAIM DEED
Please remember to leave a favorable rating (click 5 stars in the rating section on this page). It is the only way that I am credited by JustAnswer for answering your question.
There is no additional charge to you for rating me favorably.
Thank you for using JA. Best of luck.