QUESTION: Dear Legal Wiz,
My mother left Jamaica decades ago to make a better life abroad, she put her eldest child (at the time) name on the deed for the house she was paying for. However after many years passed her eldest removed her name without her knowledge or permission and put her name and her kids name on the deed. Now she wants to sell the property, how can my mother get back control and get housing to reinstate her name back on the deed and does she need her eldest child permission to do so? We have paperwork with my mothers name showing payment for the property before she migrated can this be used as proof?
RESPONSE: Dear Toia
Your scenario seems to be missing some details. However, the title itself will need to be examined, along with the documents used to remove your mom’s name before the next step can be ascertained.
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