Visalia, CA asked in Foreclosure, Real Estate Law and Probate for California

Q: my grandmother past away n my step dad was the first heir he died before my grandma my mom is the legal heir the house

we have a buyer n started escrow but title company said that house is still n grandmas name n we need permission to sell it, can we do this without probate by just recording my mom owner or permission ? what or how do we do this ?

1 Lawyer Answer

Richard Samuel Price

Answered
  • Probate Lawyer
  • Redlands, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: You would have to initiate a probate proceeding to have the authority to sell the home that is in the name of your deceased grandmother. Just recording a deed will not be sufficient.

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