Parting of the Ways
Co-ownership of a house can unwind in several ways. One way is through divorce proceedings. You might be wondering how this works, and what kind of decisions have to be made.
You might have questions about passing the home to your ex using a quitclaim deed. Here are some of the key issues that arise, and what steps need to be taken in each case.
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Many home deeds belong to couples. When couples separate,
what happens to their deeds? And what can you do to protect your interests if
you’re a homeowner who could be headed for divorce? Here, we take a look at a
few of the biggest issues.
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married people own real estate together, how do their rights work? Here, we
walk though the most basic questions about couples and their homes.
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If you’re contemplating divorce or legal separation, you may
be concerned about real estate division, particularly if you’ve invested years
of time, energy, and money into your home or other properties. The truth is
that there’s no standard procedure for the division of property. Instead, how
real estate will be divided depends on where you live. Generally speaking,
states take two broad approaches to property division: community property and
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Quit claim deeds convey the current owner’s rights in real property, if any, to new owners. The transfer may or may not include consideration (something of value, usually money). They are generally used to clear clouded titles, to settle boundary disputes between neighbors, or to make gifts of real property, and include no warranties of title for the new owners.
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