The real question is, is there any probate left in the decedent, (testator)'s name alone on his date of death? If so, the will should probably be probated. You need to retain independent counsel to determine whether the will should be "probated" or not.
My parents changed their minds 2 years after willing some land to a grandson (for good reason)& quit claim deeded it to me to keep it in the family name. Now both my folks are deceased & said grandson is suing for the land via a supposed oral contract of minor farm work done. Does he have any... Read more »
You need to retain counsel to look at all the facts. In Missouri, a will is only effective on the date of death (testamentary) over property left in the decedent's name alone on the date of death. Arguably if the parents quit claimed it to you they didn't mean to leave it subject to the will....Read more »
You need to retain counsel in Missouri and have him file an application for letters testamentary then you need to also file a Designation of Resident Agent.
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