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Asked on: 2/08/12, 2:39 pm

i have a Will no probate, the lawyer that helped write the will was difficult. i was the executive i did not want to exercise the Will at that time. the Will states that i get the house, no problem. the point is the laywer fail to tranfer the deed its still in my father's name all the real estate taxes have been paid to date its has been 19 years. i like to tranfer the deed to my name. Q: What will be the cost and how much time should this take, New York State resident and the home is also in NYS.

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Answered on: 2/09/12, 9:58 am by Steven Czik

You would likely need to have a new deed executed and filed. The work can be done quickly and filed with the city/state within a week. The official recording by them can take 4-8 weeks. We have substantial experience handling these types of cases and very reasonable fees. However, we would need some more information before making a complete and proper determination. You are welcome to contact us for a free consultation.

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