Coventry, RI asked in Real Estate Law and Estate Planning for Rhode Island

Q: If two people own a home jointly and one completes a quit claim deed, can they still will that home to others?

My ex-husband and I jointly owned a house in RI but he completed a quit claim deed but in his will, leaves this said house to his girlfriend? is this possible?

1 Lawyer Answer
Vincent Gallo
Vincent Gallo

A: He no longer has an ownership in the real estate to "will" to anyone. You still own your share, however to do with as you see fit.

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