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I own a two flat building with my sister that we resently finished paying for, due to reasons I moved out. Had some things stil

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Illinois

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No, I have no access to the house

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How can I get my 50% equity out.

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Lawyer: Expert James, Lawyer replied 6 months ago

So you want to get rid of your 50%? What type of of tenancy is the ownership? Joint tenancy? Tenancy by the entirety? Tenancy in common?

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