What to do if I was on a deed to a property with my mother and was removed?

A quitclaim deed was filed stating there was a power of attorney so my mother could put the property in her name. I requested all pertinent documents but there is no copy of the POA attached to the quitclaim deed removing me. The Quitclaim deed was notorized but the notary is a personal friend of hers. Should the POA been attached to the Quitclaim deed when filed by the county? I also show the county does not have any POA on file pertaining to this issue. Do I have any legal recourse on this matter?

Asked on August 1, 2012 under Real Estate Law, California

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

It would have had to have been a POA for YOU to remove your name.  You realize that, correct?   And if you did not sign a POA giving another the power to transfer rela property in your name then the transfer is fraudulent and you need to seek legal help is setting the transfer aside.  Good luck. 


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