Saint Louis, MO asked in Probate for Illinois

Q: My mother recently died without a will. Should I wait for the state to contact me about probate? She owns real estate.

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  • Probate Lawyer
  • Moline, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: The state is not going to contact anybody.

You are an heir and have a right to probate her estate.

That means collect her assets, including selling the house, and pay her bills.

What is left goes to her heirs.

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