Dea Claire, sorry not to answer befo, but I am abroad at the moment and it is not always possible to access internet.
My husband and myself own a joint tenancy (and a joint mortgage) and we would like to change it so that he assigns his beneficial share to me, so I own 100% but remain joint legal owners, as trustees for me. He is abroad at the moment (and I am with him) and would like to know how to best proceed. I will be coming back to England in less then a month, but he will stay abroad for work.
Could you please let me know what we - my husband and myself - need to do for him to assign his beneficial share to me? Can this be done form abroad?
Or – if this is not possible - meanwhile, we could sign a deed of trust, so that things can be clarified in writing while waiting for the deed of assignment to be put in place.
We would also like to make a power of attorney so that I can operate for both of us while he is abroad. Can we do this ourselves with two withnesses or do we need a solicitor?
Many thanks for getting back asap, so we can proceed to organise ourselves,