Phenix City, AL asked in Real Estate Law and Tax Law for West Virginia

Q: Can I get my sister off the deeds land/house in WV. I'm the only one paying the taxes since my parents passed away 2012

My parent passed away 2012. We Auctioned everything expect for almost 100 acres of land and 1 house with land. My sister has been on drugs, in and out of jail. The house and land are still in the estate with the sheriff office in Randolph county WV. Because there was no will an we could not figure out who got what. But now I'm the only one paying the Taxes. Is there anything I can do to remover her. Or do we still both still have to be on the deeds. Thank you in advance if you can help

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David Ostrove
David Ostrove
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  • Los Angeles, CA

A: You may be able to gain title by adverse possession, but you really need an opinion from a WV lawyer. All property law is state law. All best wishes.

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