If my father put my name on a deed to real estate, what happens if the deed is only in 2 names John Doe and Jane Doe?

Vesting does not include as Joint Tenants or anything else.

Asked on September 21, 2012 under Real Estate Law, California

Answers:

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

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

I would speak with an attorney in California who can also take a look at the deed but my understanding that your name being added means that you are not a Tenant in Common with your Dad in the property.  There are no surviviorship rights in Tenacts in Common so if that is his intention and you have other siblings I would again, speak with a lawyer.  Good luck.


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