Dutch Harbor, AK asked in Real Estate Law for Alaska

Q: my mom & I bought a house together. The deed states 50/50.

my mom & I bought a house together. The deed states 50/50. She paid it off. Her will is now worded to make it sound like she is sole owner and that she has all the rights to make the decisions on the property, after she dies. The attorney led her to believe that since she paid if off that its 100% hers. I don't see how that can be possible - please advise. We are in Anchorage, Alaska

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Anthony M. Avery
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A: Hire an attorney to search the title and determine titled ownership. He should have an opinion about contribution in the event of a partition or other sale.

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