To remove the name of the deceased spouse, you will need to complete a document called a Termination of Decedents Property Interest (PDF). Directions for completing this form are provided. The recording fee is $30.
You will need a copy of a document that shows joint tenancy, life estate, survivorship marital property, vendor's interest, or mortgagee's interest and a certified copy of the death certificate. You can purchase a certified copy of the death certificate through the Register of Deeds Office. The cost is $20 for one copy and $3 for each additional copy.