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My mother doesn't read or write English. He told my mother that she needs to sign the property tax paper but in fact it was quitclaim deed. The house was under joint ownership my mother, brother and his wife.

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It's possible to prove a real estate conveyance is invalid because of undue influence, duress, or fraud. But you'll need evidence. Talk with an Attorney in your State who knows the standards of proof. The Attorney will give you a realistic view of the case.

The courts won't give relief if the case is only a matter of your mom changing her mind. An example of that is in this AgingCare.com article: Exercise Caution when Considering a Life Estate Deed

https://www.agingcare.com/articles/exercise-caution-when-considering-a-life-estate-deed-195161.htm
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Notary validates that the person signing the document is in fact the same individual indicated on the document "sign in" space. Usually they want to see current valid ID & there should be a state approved book that date, time & 1 or 2 line description of item is noted. Notary cant evaluate if document is "legal" or appropriate, etc but more that who signed is the person & signature matches.

Some states don't allow QCD, or any real property transfers to be done by just a notary. They have to have a more formal Deed of Trust, Muniment of Title or Act of Sale done.

Based on what things were like for DeepWater horizon - which had lots of vietnamese & Spanish speakers, all the forms that needed to be notarized were as documents identical in both languages. Stereo notarization. If not, no payout. Medicare & medicaid all have documents in several languages; your supposed to sign the one in your language too. I mention this cause if the QCD wasn't in your mom's language, I'd bet that going to be an issue you can use to get it invalidated. I'd include this in your complaint to the bank too.

Your mom can probably get it invalidated. But the bigger issue still remains...... Just what is your brother up too?? And is what he is doing at all in your moms favor? If he is thinking that somehow mom can move out of the house & into AL or NH with Medicaid paying for her stay that will be a problem. That QCD house will be considered gifting of $$$ by mom to bro. She will be ineligible for medicaid until 5 years has passed. 5 years = Summer 2022. That is a long l......o.....n....g time. If mom is youngish, healthy, this can make sense. But often done by kids who do not understand Medicaid rules & have gotten bad info and transfer house only to end up with a huge transfer penalty from medicaid. Plus a big bill from the NH as well. If this sounds like your brother, please do NOT do any of moms medicaid application or NH paperwork. Brother needs to own this clusterF.
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Yes but just how to approach this - to me - kinda depends on what your brother planned on being the end game to warrant doing a QCD. So why a QCD to just him & why now?

Is mom going to need to apply for Medicaid soon? (so he thinks a QCD it "saves" house. LOL.)
Has QCD actually been recorded at the courthouse? Was QCD drawn up by atty, witnessed, notarized?
Is house owned outright (no mortgage)? Is bro DPOA?
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Did she just quit claim her rights, or did she quit claim her rights to your brother?

Based on what you wrote, the transaction should be considered fraudulent. You'll need an attorney to straighten it out though. and you'll have to be able to prove that your brother "tricked" her.

Were you present when this took place? I.e., did you witness it? Was the Deed recorded?
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S0 sorry this happened to your mother. A Notary public is supposed to make sure that the person signing knows what he or she is signing, he is in the wrong. I hope you can get this reversed.
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I'd start out with a letter of complaint to the Bank Manager, with a copy to the corporate office and the State Banking Commision.

Find an eldercare attorney who will do a free initial consultation.
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The deed is recorded now. My mother signed it because she was told it's property tax paperwork and the notary public guy at the bank didn't ask or explained what that paperwork was about.
I wasn't present or else i would have stopped it. My mother didn't intentionally quit claim her rights to my brother.
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