What can one do if an inherented house has the name of one’s old name on the deed?

For instance one was born first name Jonny but then one legally changed their name to John. Then John inherits a a house with their old first name Jonny on the deed.

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  • 4 days ago

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  • 1 month ago

    Consult a lawyer.  He'll fix it.

  • 1 month ago

    You have NOT inherited property UNTIL the title is legally transferred and recorded in the name of the person who inherits.  It doesn't matter what the name of the deceased was as long as it is the actual owner of the property they are bequeathing, and it is the job of the executor or administrator of the estate of the deceased to take care of that.

  • 1 month ago

    They get the deed changed by showing the name change documentation, etc.  If they inherited after the name change, it would not be put in the old name.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Its still an inherited house.

  • !
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    A name chnage does not change what you were called in the past, only what you can sign your name as on legal documents in the future. There will still be a record that your legal name was jonny, and you will need to produce the name change documentation to verify your claim to the property

  • Maxi
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Prove the legal name change and get the titl changed

  • 1 month ago

    If you have copies of the paperwork for the name change then all you have to do is present them to whoever needs to verify that you are who you say you are.

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