Queens Village, NY asked in Estate Planning and Real Estate Law for New York

Q: I need to transfer a property deed from my mom's estate into the names of her surviving heirs, how do I go about that?

3 Lawyer Answers
Michael David Siegel
Michael David Siegel
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  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: If in New York City, you need to have a deed and the transfer papers prepared and recorded. A lawyer should charge like $500 plus the recording fee of $177.

Peter Klose
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Peter Klose
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  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Nyack, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Hire a lawyer, do a deed, not a difficult process

Do you have letters of administration?

Peter Klose

Barry E. Janay
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  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Florham Park, NJ
  • Licensed in New York

A: Are you appointed as the executor or administrator of the estate? Only such person can do so or can authorize an attorney or title company to do it.

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