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How do I remove the name of a deceased owner from a deed?
One of the questions this office is most frequently asked is how to remove the name of a deceased person from the deed to property or how to otherwise "clear up" the deed, so that the property can be conveyed.

Unfortunately, this is not a process that is so easily accomplished that individuals can be assured of doing it correctly without the assistance of an attorney. Many factors must be taken into consideration including, but not limited to, future interests, trusts and taxes.

Read more on the Changing the Name on the Deed page.

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1. How do I add or change names on a deed?
2. How do I remove the name of a deceased owner from a deed?
3. Why might my document get rejected?