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My wife's brothers purchased us a home in her name. now he want to make it a life time deed after a year so upon her death it goes back to him. She is not going to do it. Can he sue for ownership of her house?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Alabama

Lawyer's Assistant: Has any paperwork been filed?

Not yet' his lawyer wrote a letter for us to vacate the property in thirty days or he will take us to court stating that she did not pay for it that he can legally take it back.

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

The house is totally in my wife's name.

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Legal
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Lawyer: Loren, Attorney replied 9 months ago
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Just to clarify, title is currently held in her name only?

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Lawyer: Loren, Attorney replied 9 months ago

If the property is held solely in your wife's name then her brother may not change the title without her consent. Nor does he have grounds to assert in lawful claim to change the title by suing.

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