New Braunfels, TX asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Texas

Q: hello. what are the steps i need to take to get a property deed in my name?

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Ryan Zapalac
Ryan Zapalac
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • League City, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Generally, the owner of the property must sign a deed that would transfer all or a portion of the property to you. If the owner is deceased, this could be done through a regular probate proceeding, where a personal representative of the estate would be authorized to distribute the home from the estate to the Will beneficiaries or heirs-at-law. Potentially, title could also be transferred through a Muniment of Title action or a Small Estate Affidavit. Without knowledge of the ownership details it is uncertain what path would be appropriate to transfer title, however.

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