Washington, DC asked in Real Estate Law for District of Columbia

Q: My daughter is married and I own 1/2 of my parents house. If I will my 1/2 to my daughter and she passes before her

husband does, will he inherit my 1/2 of my parents house?

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Richard Sternberg
Richard Sternberg
  • Potomac, MD
  • Licensed in District of Columbia

A: It is impossible to give a competent answer without a better description of how you hold title. If you want a real answer, get a "current title" search and then amend your question to include the current title owner line. If I had that, I could at least hope to give you a vague, ambiguous but likely correct answer. If you want a real answer, you need to have an initial consult for some estate planning.

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