Fort Myers, FL asked in Real Estate Law for Florida

Q: My name is on deed along with my deceased mother and her husband. With rights of survivorship. He has remarried and he

Is in final stages of cancer. Does the current wife have any legal right to stay in house? Thank-you

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  • Deltona, FL
  • Licenced in Florida

A: We need to know a lot more facts in order to answer this question. She might be able to claim that it is her homestead. You might be able to bring a suit for ejectment. When your mother died, the property became yours and his. If he dies, the property is yours.

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