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What do I need to do to remove my ex husbands name from the title on my house? I paid for the home (I have no mortgage) and he is compliant to the change and willing to remove his name.
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Real Estate Law
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Good evening Frances. My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you.

What you will need for your ex-husband to do is sign a quit claim deed transferring all of his ownership interest in the house to you. The deed needs to be notarized and then recorded in the real property records of the city/county in which the property is located. That's it! If you need a template for the quit claim deed, just let me know and I'll be happy to provide one for you. :)

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I filled out a Quick Claim Deed and he signed it but they said I have to have an attorney sign. I'm confused.
Real Estate Lawyer: Richard, Lawyer replied 2 years ago

Thanks for following up. There is no legal requirement that an attorney sign a quit claim deed. Once it is signed by your ex-husband as the grantor and notarized, it is a legally binding document that can be recorded in the real property records.

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