Q: Dad died with no will. What happens to the house now and in the future regarding ownership?
Dad passed away last year and mom is living in the house they both paid for. There is no mortgage or lien against the home. All of my siblings received a form for quitclaim deed. What is quitclaim and why would we receive this? Does the house my mom and dad paid for not belong to her? What happens if we do not sign the form? And how would this impact the future of the house when my mom passes away and we do not sign? She does not want a will and she and one of my siblings said that she can't do a will until we all sign the form. Not sure how true this is.
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