I was recently asked to address a situation where Husband died and the home was held in joint tenancy between Husband and his mother. Husband had no will. The question was presented how does the surviving Wife get title to the home? Assuming Mother has predeceased Husband, upon her death legal title would have passed by right of survivorship to Husband. To remove Mother's name from the title, an Affidavit of Death of Joint Tenant would have to be prepared and a certified copy of Mother's … [Read more...] about If Real Property is Held by a Deceased Spouse and his Parent, how does the Surviving Spouse get Title to the Home?
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