What steps do we take to make this deed change? 10 Answers as of May 05, 2014

As an unmarried couple, the condo is in both of our names and fully paid for. Since we are no longer together, he has agreed to sign over his share of the condo free and clear to me since I will be living in it and accepting other financial responsibility, i.e. utilities, HOA fees, taxes, etc.

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Law Offices of Frances Headley | Frances Headley
A new deed will have to be prepared which is in keeping with your agreement. You should consult a real estate attorney to review all of the documents and advise you to insure that the new deed is in line with your agreement and does not result in any unintended consequences.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 5/5/2014
C Page Hamrick Attorney at Law | C Page Hamrick
FOR WEST VIRGINIA ONLY: You need to see an attorney and have a deed prepared.
Answer Applies to: West Virginia
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James M. Chandler | James M. Chandler
If the property is in California you can have him sign a quit claim deed transferring his interest to you. These documents need to be notarized.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 5/5/2014
Fran Brochstein
Fran Brochstein | Fran Brochstein
You need to hire a real estate attorney to draft the necessary paperwork.
Answer Applies to: Texas
Replied: 5/5/2014
Musilli Brennan Associates PLLC
Musilli Brennan Associates PLLC | John F Brennan
I would suggest that you can take an attorney and have a deed drafted to undertake in place into affect what you wish to have happen. He will have to quit claim his interest to you and the various records with the condominium Association will have to be changed so that the responsibility for the utilities fees and taxes etc. will be transferred to you.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 5/5/2014
    Diane l. Berger | Diane L. Berger
    He would simply need to sign either a Quit Claim or Warranty Deed and that Deed would have to be filed with the proper authorities.
    Answer Applies to: Nebraska
    Replied: 5/5/2014
    Law Offices of Arlene D. Kock
    Law Offices of Arlene D. Kock | Arlene D. Kock
    Arrangements of this nature is complicated involving many thousands of dollars. You should meet with an experienced family law attorney in an office consultation to develop how you would like to divide this property and your rights to it.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 5/5/2014
    John Ceci PLLC
    John Ceci PLLC | John Ceci
    You need a new deed transferring his interest in the condo to you.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan
    Replied: 5/5/2014
    Law Office of Robert E McCall | Robert McCall
    To have the deed and condo documents reviewed but generally a Quit Claim Deed will do what you want.
    Answer Applies to: Florida
    Replied: 5/5/2014
    J. Barbour Rixey, P.C.
    J. Barbour Rixey, P.C. | J. Barbour Rixey
    Go see a lawyer to get a deed prepared.
    Answer Applies to: Virginia
    Replied: 5/5/2014
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