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Asked on: 6/01/13, 2:53 pm

If a woman has a house and gets married and she goes to jail who would get her house? Her name is the only name on the house she had it before she met him.

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Answered on: 6/01/13, 5:14 pm by Michael E. Hendrickson

This woman's name would likely remain as the only owner with a valid claim to title to this property--as long as she remains among the living. (Merely because she happens to go to jail for whatever reason would in no way serve to deprive her of such title.)

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