Legal Question in Real Estate Law in New York

My two sisters and I own a house. One sister will be getting married. Can her husband make claim to the house if we sell?

Asked on 8/29/13, 1:02 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys

Arnold Nager Arnold H. Nager, Esquire

I would need to see the deed to determine a proper answer.

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Answered on 8/29/13, 3:06 pm

Walter LeVine Walter D. LeVine, Esq.

If it is not converted to marital property and kept entirely separate from marital assets, there should be no basis for a claim. However, if the house is rented and there are net rents that your sister receives, the rental income might impact marital and child support rights.

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Answered on 8/29/13, 3:07 pm

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