I’d like to mention starting off that I’ve called 3 attorneys so far. 1 says I should do a Dresser Deed(No....Next). One says he has to talk to my Grandmother(lol she’s 93…not now) The 3rd...I will be nice. We had a communication issue. I will find an attorney but for now Im trying to do my homework as much as possible.
Issue: House in Texas was purchased in 1948 and payed off in 1972. No leins or subsequent loans. No other significant assets. Grandfather passed away in 1997. My mother (single child) passed away in 2012. So age is getting to grandma. She’s healthy for now but it’s coming. My brothers and I are wanting to keep this out of probate.
The existing WILL: Typical Husband < ----- > Wife setup. Then to my mom, then to her 3 sons. My 2 brothers and I get along fine and will agree to whatever is best.
My Grandfathers name is still on the Deed @ Dallas county. I pulled the deed and have a copy mainly for the legal description.
We are considering either Enhanced Life Estate Deed or Transfer on Death Deed. These two Deeds are both simple and complex.
Assuming our current course of action is best My 1st and most important question is regarding the current Deed. Do we have to do anything to pull his name from it before we proceed. I cannot find any info on this.