Queens, NY asked in Real Estate Law for New York

Q: I believe I signed a bargain and sale deed to my sister under undue influence.

i owned the house with my mother as joint tenants with rights to survivorship.

The deed shows a sale for $800,000 but i never signed a contract. My sister showed up one day with the deed and talked me into signing.

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Elaine Shay
Elaine Shay
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  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: This is a serious and complex situation. Instead of posting here, you should promptly consult with and retain counsel to protect your rights to the property.

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Michael David Siegel
Michael David Siegel
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  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: You can sue to void the deed, but you are going to have an uphill climb. If you got no money, then that is the basis of your claim.

Anthony M. Avery agrees with this answer

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