Your friend should consult an attorney of her choosing to assist in the transfer of the property from her brother and her to her only. More than a quitclaim deed made be required. Your friend should also contact the mortgage company. A transfer of the deed may create a default under the mortgage obligation. The mortgage company is under no obligation to release her brother from the mortgage just because he is not on the deed.
Mary Tom, Esq.
Hunziker, Jones & Sweeney, P.A.
155 Route 46 West
Wayne, NJ 07470
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