Corinth, MS asked in Estate Planning and Real Estate Law for Illinois

Q: Does my mother have any rights to the house she lives in thats part owned by her late husband of ovr 10 yrs of marriage?

His sister and son's names are on the deed also. His sister lives in the upper portion of the house, My mother's name is not on the deed.

1 Lawyer Answer

Ray Choudhry

Answered
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Moline, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: If the house was in joint tenancy with sister and son, then it belongs to them.

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