Q: How do I get my daughter’s name removed quickly from a house we own jointly? Daughter in agreement. No Mortgage
A: This is something a lawyer at a title company can do very easily. It is such a routine thing that you will pay less with them than if you hire a law firm.
This would be done by a no consideration deed. To do this "quickly" you'd likely want to find a law firm who can record electronically which speeds up the process considerably. Charles County does require a lien sheet before any deed can be recorded.
I agree that a real estate lawyer can do this easily but disagree that a title company will necessarily charge less than a real estate lawyer. Title companies are excellent for handling transactions with title insurance (like when you buy a home) but for a simple deed the title company will charge both for their services and the lawyer fee. In my firm's experience going through a title company generally costs clients significantly more than going directly to a lawyer who regularly prepares family deeds. Each lawyer sets their own fees so you might wish to call a few attorneys and ask if they electronically record and what their fees are (my firm has a no-obligation deed fee estimator on our website or you could call any attorney of your choosing).
While not legal advice or a promise to represent, I hope this helps!
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