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wife passed away, need to take off deed

Posted on: 22nd Dec, 2011 08:51 pm
My wife recently passed away and we both own property in LA county. I'm not sure which form to use - Death of Joint Tenant or Surviving Spouse Succeeding to title to community property? She did not leave a will.
Hi lgutier,

You need to file an affidavit of heirship at the county recorder's office and get the property transferred in your name. You can contact a real estate attorney and he will be able to assist you in this matter.

Thanks
Posted on: 22nd Dec, 2011 10:04 pm
How was the title held on those properties? Were you both on title? Did you hold as right of survivorship?
Posted on: 23rd Dec, 2011 10:44 am
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