Q: My mom quitclaimed her fully paid house to me a year ago and has just passed away. Can my brother come after the home?
My mom quitclaimed her fully paid house to me a year ago and has just passed away yesterday. I have a brother who my mom has no communication with trying to step in on the property. Does he have a chance?
A: Hire a competent attorney to perform a title search. He should be able to tell you what estate you have, and whether your Mother's creditors or heirs might be able to reach her real property. Hopefully your Quit Claim Deed says what you think. If so, he will not be able to eject you.
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