We bought a house at a trustee sale. When we recorded the deed, we added another person's name to it. How can we remove a name?

Asked over 2 years ago - Phoenix, AZ

we bought a house at a trustee sale. When we recorded the deed, we added my husband step mom to the deed. How can we remove her now from the deed? We want to do it before we refinance our home. Thank you

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  1. Robert H Nagle

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    Answered . Generally speaking, your husband's step mom now has an ownership interest in the property. Therefore, the simplest step is to have her execute a quitclaim deed in favor of you and your husband. An Arizona attorney can definitely assist you with this, and the cost should be small.

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  2. Brandon Kavanagh

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    Answered . Mr. Nagel is certainly correct and a quit claim deed works so long as your husband's step mother is willing to sign the deed. If she is not willing to sign the deed, then a whole new set of issues comes up.

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