Q: May family members divide property that by the provision of the last will is to be distributed equally among surviving
Children and said property
is not named in the will , before the will goes through probate?
It is unclear what you are saying: was the property identified in the will or not? If not, it would pass by the "residuary clause", if any.
Unless it is distributed by the personal representative appointed by the probate court, the distributes will not have clear title.
And in many places, dividing of a single piece of real property may be subject to local or state laws regulating subdivisions.
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