Panic in Detroit
Detroit should have had its moratorium on foreclosures a decade ago. Years of overzealous tax foreclosures has brought the city a decade of deed scams with no end in sight. And the wrongdoers are rarely apprehended for wrecking people’s lives.
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To remove a deceased party from a Michigan real estate deed, submit a certified copy of the death certificate along with the new instrument of conveyance stating “survivor of” in the grantor section, or show by liber and page or instrument number reference that the death certificate has been recorded in the Register of Deeds office.
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Michigan Ladybird Deed
(Warranty Deed with Enhanced Life Estate and Power of Appointment)
When correctly executed and recorded, this deed provides the structure for a non-testamentary transfer of real property. Leaving the real property out of a will allows the transfer to occur without the need for probate.
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