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Posted almost 2 years ago.

She said its stated in the will that the house is for me & my kids..so your saying that dont mean im the owner, correct?

Richard Albert Luthmann
Richard Albert Luthmann, Estate Planning Attorney - Staten Island, NY
Posted almost 2 years ago.

What does the deed say? She may have retained a life estate in the property and given the remainder to another relative or a chartiy, etc. You should consult an attorney to draft a deed that will transfer the property by operation of law.