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My mother still has my father's name on her house. He passed away three years ago. And when I saw that I told her she should remove his name and put mine on instead. I am the executor of her estate and on her checking account, and also the only daughter out of four of us that help her. My thought was that if my name was on the house that if anything should come up with her, medical problems, old age (she is 78 this year), that I would be able to deal with bills and such by using the house. Maybe having to sell it later if need be. Is this correct? I have been told by other children of elderly people that doing this ahead of time makes it easier, and keeps the state, or fed govt out of it. I am not one to think this is one of my assets. What is the best way to do this?
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