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Eugene, OR asked in Estate Planning for Oregon

Q: Filing a small estate affidavit before being served partition suit from divorced, dad for deceased share of joint title

Title in both names, divorce papers left house to dad, deed was never signed over, mom lived in the house until she died, I rented the house from him after her death, he wants to sell but as her heir they need my signature. No will, no probate ever started. Do I need to file before he does

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Theressa Hollis
Theressa Hollis
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  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Portland, OR
  • Licensed in Oregon

A: The divorce Judgment should be enough to transfer the house. Have your father give the title company a signed copy of his final divorce papers.

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