Home title, girlfriend passed and house in her name, im the co buyer and her 20 yr partner, may I get title? Ciha tribal financed the home shes native im white we had a son together for whom we bought the home for a family home.

Jeffrey Lippman ∙ May 21, 2019

You should set up a consultation with your LegalZoom provider firm, as laws can vary. However, if your deceased girlfriend is the sole deed owner, the property is part of her estate and should be resolved by her Will and Probate. Certain tribal areas are independently governed and have their own judicial systems. The concepts of common law marriage and best interests of the child might apply.



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