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Transferring a Real
Estate Title

Title Transfer Attorney in Lee County

Transferring a real estate title is an essential step when selling your home. Transferring of ownership of the property that you are selling is important in the case that you give the home to your children after you retire. By taking advantage of the legal services we offer at Jackman, Stevens & Ricciardi, P.A., the title transfer can be a smooth process.

Schedule a free case evaluation today to get help from Your Advocates.

How a Transfer Occurs

The transfer of title to real property is almost always done through a document called a deed. On occasion, transfer of title happens by operation of law, such as when a married couple holds title to property together, and one spouse dies. In that situation, a deed is not needed to transfer title to the surviving spouse.

Two other ways that a title to real property can be transferred include:

  • Device in a person’s last will and testament
  • Certificate of title issued by a court as part of a foreclosure

Most often, it is a deed between buyer and seller which transfers the title of ownership to a piece of real estate. There are different types of deed transfers, including:

  • Quit claim deeds
  • General warranty deeds
  • Special warranty deeds
  • Deeds of trust
  • Deeds of release
  • Beneficiary deeds

At Your Advocates in Fort Myers, we are well versed in all deed transfer vehicles and can advise you on which deed transfer is right for your particular situation.

Meet with Your Advocates Today

If you own property and are in the process of transferring it to a trust, a family member, a charity, or to a buyer, and require assistance or advice on how to properly prepare and record a deed, we can help you achieve your goals for a reasonable cost. Our real estate attorneys are adept at analyzing your circumstance and helping you to resolve any real estate issue, including the transfer of title to real property.

If you are in Fort Myers, Lee County, or the surrounding counties, contact our offices to schedule an appointment with our Fort Myers real estate lawyer. We offer free consultations at your convenience, and are available 24 hours a day to receive your call.

Meet Our Attorneys

  • William M. Powell, Esq.
    William M. Powell, Esq. Partner
  • Rita M. Jackman
    Rita M. Jackman Partner
  • Adam J. Stevens
    Adam J. Stevens Partner
  • Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr.
    Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr. Partner
  • Jorge Santana
    Jorge Santana Partner
  • Diana Castrillon
    Diana Castrillon Attorney
  • William M. Powell, Esq. Partner
    William M. Powell, Esq.

    Although William M. Powell, Esq. is well-versed in a variety of legal matters and case types, he has built a strong reputation through his focus on personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Your Advocates are proud to have him as a member of our law firm. He shares our passion for helping people in need and prioritizes our clients’ needs. Read More

  • Rita M. Jackman Partner
    Rita M. Jackman

    Ms. Jackman’s unwavering ambition and leadership has provided clients and will provide her future clients a star in this profession. Ms. Jackman is a relentless researcher and preparer who handles her client tasks with a tremendous amount of preparation and thought. Ms. Jackman was born and raised in Cape Coral, Florida which has worked to benefits her practice and the clients that she serves. Read More

  • Adam J. Stevens Partner
    Adam J. Stevens

    Mr. Stevens has found his niche by becoming a litigation attorney and understands that communication between an attorney and client are paramount to obtaining favorable results. Mr. Stevens is known for taking on any and all types of cases no matter how difficult or routine they may be. Mr. Stevens is known as an aggressive attorney, though at the same time understands that some cases require a more patience to ensure a favorable result. Mr. Stevens does not shy away from challenging legal issues and has litigated complex matters against municipalities, international unions, large banking institutions, and several insurance companies. Read More

  • Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr. Partner
    Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr.

    His experience in litigation provides him the ability to identify and isolate potential areas of conflict and effectively counsel clients around potential pitfalls. Mr. Ricciardi believes that proper estate planning, real estate counsel, and business planning are areas of importance to everyone. Protecting and dispensing clients' various interests, assets, and lifetime earnings can make the difference between a comfortable retirement and wasting thousands of dollars in assets and earnings. Specialized knowledge, experience and attention to detail in these areas is therefore critically important. Read More

  • Jorge Santana Partner
    Jorge Santana

    Attorney Jorge J. Santana, Jr. is an American born Cuban-American, fluent in both English and Spanish. Jorge left Miami to join us here in beautiful and peaceful Fort Myers, Florida in March 2015. He has an extreme love for the law, which is only overshadowed by his desire to help all those in need. His reputation for fairness, hard work and honesty is respected by all his clients and attorneys. Read More

  • Diana Castrillon Attorney
    Diana Castrillon


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  • Over 70 years' combined experience
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