Title Tidbits

Q Title to a single family residence is vested in a married woman individually. Does her husband have to sign the deed?

Probably.   New Jersey law gives the non-vested spouse the right of joint possession in the principal matrimonial residence. (NJSA 3B:28-3) Among other things, the vested spouse cannot mortgage or convey the principal matrimonial residence without involving the non-vested spouse.   Determining whether the land in question is the principal matrimonial residence is the first […]