Legal Question in Real Estate Law in Tennessee

can my husband sell my house from underneath me if both signatures are on the deed

Asked on 5/11/11, 6:40 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Caitlin Moon C2Law

If both of your names are listed on the DEED to the property, then NO, he can not sell it unless you sign a deed transferring it to someone else.

The only circumstance that might permit him to transfer without your signature - if he has your power of attorney to transfer property in your name. If you are a co-owner of the property and haven't granted him this power, then he can't transfer unless you sign.

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Answered on 5/11/11, 6:45 pm

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