The wife did not have a durable power of attorney authorizing her spouse to act as her agent in selling the property and now apparently lacked the capacity to sign one.
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As an estate planning attorney, I talk about death all the time. Sometimes, I am talking to people on the worst day of their lives.
I received a joint ownership of my father’s house about 10 years ago with my sister. She always lived there. I share no expenses and she and my dad pay all the bills. We plan to sell the home after our father passes. Can I give her my half, so we don’t face taxes?