Q: If I purchased a house for me and my deceased wife can her children take me to court and take my house

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Kevin E. Flynn
Kevin E. Flynn
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  • Patents Lawyer
  • Chapel Hill, NC

A: This was listed as Patents Intellectual Property. That is what I do and this is not a question I can help you with. Perhaps you should add Family Law and Probate.

Good Luck.

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
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A: You will need a title search to determine who owns the property. However it does sound like the heirs of your deceased Wife own probably two/thirds of whatever her interest was. But then you may own the fee. If there are tenants in common, then any can file an Action for Partition. Hire a competent attorney.

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