Gainesville, VA asked in Estate Planning, Family Law, Real Estate Law and Banking for Virginia

Q: I have possession of a deceased family member's deed of trust. She's not listed on it, but holds title to it. Virginia

The transaction has been paid off, but I have not seen any deed actually signed over to officially own the property without question. I also was given possession of the deed to hold safely, but was not named executor of her will. What, if any, rights to I have in the say of what happens to her property?

1 Lawyer Answer
Richard Sternberg
Richard Sternberg
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Potomac, MD
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: The assumptions in your posting indicate that you haven’t a clue as to proving title in Virginia. Seek out local, Virginia, real estate counsel, run a current owner search, and review the results.

Anthony M. Avery agrees with this answer

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