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Can I find out who the "Et al" actually is? Not Etux, which indicates spouse, but the actual name of the Et al

Asked by Zulu, Keller, TX Thu Nov 6, 2008

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If you buy the house, the title search will reveal all the "others" in their search report. When you go to closing, all the others must deed the property to you.
Can you find out by yourself? Yes, take a trip down to the county recorder's office with the legal description of the property and you can pull the actual deeds on the property. The legal description would include the lot, block, subdivision and town of the property. Some offices can help you convert the street address into lot and block.
Copies of the deeds will be charged to you, usuallly a buck or so a page. Or, if you want to just write down the names, you can.
By the way, "ux" should still be investigated, too. You never know when a man shows up with a woman at closing if that is the ux on the deed or his current ux.
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You may be able to do an official public records search online depending on what county you will be searching in. Once you find the document, all of the full names should be listed. Here is the link for Tarrant County official public records if it helps. http://ccanthem.co.tarrant.tx.us/search.aspx?cabinet=opr
1 vote Thank Flag Link Thu Nov 6, 2008
et al stands for "and others". you will need to do a title search to locate the additional names on the deed. et al is used when there is not enough space to type in all the owners names. Check with your country registry of deeds.
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1 vote Thank Flag Link Thu Nov 6, 2008
Just like etux, it is derived from Latin "et alia" meaning and others. The correct way is to spell it with a period after the al.

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