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How to I add my name to a house that has been paid off and is listed to My ex wife. We are in agreement that

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None, both My ex and I agree that both are names should be listed as owners on the property tax statement

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Hello! I am a licensed attorney, admitted to practice in state and federal court. I have a nearly 100% satisfaction rating (click here for more info) so all that means is that you can count on me to help today.

You are going to need to do what's called a quit claim deed. A

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A QC deed is one where you basically sign over the property from one party to another and record it in your local county recorder's office.

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Real Estate Lawyer: Legal Eagle, Lawyer replied 6 months ago

You can go to www.legalzoom.com or rocketlawyer.com to find a quit claim deed specific to MN, have both of you sign the documents, make sure to have it notarized, take it to the county recorder's office, and you will be the co-owner of the property going forward.

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