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The deeds for our home are in mine and my mothers name. I paid

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The deeds for our home are in mine and my mothers name. I paid for the mortgage and the endowment policy. I am worried that should anything happen to my mother, my brother will say that because her name is ***** ***** deeds, that half the house should come to him.
Would it be advisable for us to amend the deeds to reflect my name only? Or would a will suffice?
Thanking you in advance for your help.
Linda.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  LondonlawyerJ replied 2 years ago.
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Hello I am a solicitor with over 15 years experience. I will try to help you with this.

LondonlawyerJ :

In most cases a will would suffice. I assume that your brother is an adult who is not being supported by your mother. However it might be better to put the property in joint names a joint tenants for reasons of convenience and tax efficiency. You might want to consider getting some face to face legal advice on this. Is your mother of sound mind?

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Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
How did the property come to be in joint names?
Clare

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