Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in New Jersey

I inherited a house from my Father, there is no mortgage or any liens on the house. How do I get the house put in my name?

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Asked on 10/23/13, 12:36 pm

3 Answers from Attorneys

Jonathan Chester Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper, P.C.
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If you inherited the house via your father's Will, then the executor for his estate should sign a deed of distribution which would indicate that you are the new owner. The deed should then be recorded in the County where the house is located.

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Answered on 10/23/13, 12:40 pm
Robert Davies The Davies Law Firm, P.A.
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any decent attorney can help you do this and file the needed tax forms.

call me and I will assist,

Robert Davies, Attorney

201 820 3460

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Answered on 10/23/13, 12:43 pm
Walter LeVine Walter D. LeVine, Esq.
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I agree with Jon. Since it is an estate distribution, the Deed should be an Executor's Deed and the recited consideration should be nominal so no Realty Transfer Fee is incurred. I usually show the consideration as being $10.00. Additionally, you should receive a Release and Refunding Bondto be signed by you and notarized, acknowledging that you got the Deed, that needs to be filed with the Surrogate handling the estate.

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Answered on 10/23/13, 12:49 pm

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