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<<When my parents built a house in 1981 (their principal residence not mine) they included my name on the deed as 50% owner. Not a good idea in my opinion, but my father had his reasons.>>

But now...after reading Chris Riser's response, don't you wish Dad had listened to YOUR opinion.

Chris (an estate planning attorney) has been nice enough to post a number of terrific responses here regarding estate issues and joint ownership. It would do you good to read those articles so you don't end up making the same mistakes your father did.

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