Q: I live in north carolina and was left a house in illinois in a transfer on death instrument. How can I get the deed?
North Carolina doesn't recognize transfer upon death instruments, so how can I claim the house left to me?
A: When it comes to real property, the law that governs it is almost always the law of the state in which it lies. So in this scenario, you need to be talking to an IL lawyer and see what needs to be done.
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