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Hi, I live with my gran who brought her property over 40 years

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Hi, I live with my gran who brought her property over 40 years ago, it had no mortgage, she has deeds and around 20 years ago she signed over 25% over to my dad, my mum and dad r are married but recently my dad has passed away,my dad left no will, does this mean his 25% now goes to my mum? My mum and dad also live in the property. I have the trust deed of his.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  joannem1965 replied 3 years ago.
Hello.

Could you explain what you mean by 'I have the trust deed'?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
The trust deed between my dad and gran that details that 25% is being transferred to my dad on the front it says trust deed
Expert:  joannem1965 replied 3 years ago.
So your grandmother left 25% of a house to her son, your father. He has now died without leaving a will.

I need some more information please.
You say your mum and dad live in the property but you say that your father has recently passed away. These explain.
You also appear to live in the property.
Is your grandmother still alive? It seems so because you say that you live with her in the property, presumably with your mother who is still alive. Please confirm
Who has the other 75% of the property? Your grandmother?
Please bear with me this afternoon because I will be online spasmodically.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
My gran is still alive she signed over 25% of the property to my dad who passed away, my mum and gran and myself still live in the property, when my dad was alive he also lived in the property too
Expert:  joannem1965 replied 3 years ago.
Thanks. So who has he other 75%?

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