You're right, everything spelled out in black and white will save everyone a lot of trouble. But hire someone that represents your interests and let the other party worry about theirs.
We work with some great real estate attorneys, I can email you a few names and numbers if you like.
Gloria Rodriguez de los Reyes
Media, Branding & Team Building
Avanti Way Realty
But a licensed real estate attorney can provide you options on what to do.
once you clear the ownership issues, we can help you sell the home and find you a new place to live.