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Name on deed is enough for house

Name on deed is enough for house

Q: I have a will in which I leave my possessions split equally between my two daughters. I want to leave my house, though, to only one daughter. I have placed her on the deed. Do I need to update my will to mention the house? — M.C., St. Cloud A: No. If your daughter is on the deed as a joint owner, the house will pass to her upon your death, regardless of what the will says. — Paula Taylor Q: I am trustee successor and power of attorney for my mother's trust and estate. She recently had a stroke and now has dementia, and I will need to access money to pay for her care. I have no financial skills. What should I do? — L.F., Orlando A: Since it doesn't seem...

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