Q: my mother died in may she had no will i want to know what to do to get her home and car and land in my name
my mother died in may she owned a house and some land in ulm ar prairie county, but the home she owned her sister lives in and the truck my mother owned her sister has, The house my mother lived in is in her sister name and the car my mother drove is in her sister name my mother's home and truck are paid for , the home and car my mother lived in and drove are not paid for i am living in the home and driving the car in her sister name and paying for them i want to get the house and land in my name since i am my mothers heir
A: You should see an attorney right away to first find out if the value of your mother's estate is such that an Affidavit for Collection of Small Estate could be filed instead of a full probate matter. Once that is determined, the attorney can assist you in filing the correct documents. If you are an only child, it should be a rather simple matter whichever route you go.
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