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Ask the Experts: Divorce Calls for New Deed for Home

September 5, 2012

How to retitle property after a divorce. How to handle a trust after a spouse’s death. This week, Sacramento estate planning attorney Kay Brooks answers readers’ questions on those topics in the Sacramento Bee column "Ask the Experts."

Q: I am recently divorced. My ex and I still own a house together, listed on the deed as community property with rights of survivorship. Is it necessary to change the deed? If so, how should we be listed?

To read Kay Brooks answer, visit the Ask the Expert column here on the Sacbee.com