Q: I need to add my wife's name to the deed of our NJ home. What are the next steps?
A: You can't add a person to a deed you should have a new deed made. I suggest you speak to a lawyer.
A: It's fairly straightforward. A new Deed must be prepared that adds your wife to the title, you sign it, then it gets recorded. Other documents must accompany the Deed so it can be recorded. There are different ways to co-own the property so you should consult with an attorney on this and have him/her prepare the documents.
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