Van Buren, AR asked in Real Estate Law, Estate Planning, Patents (Intellectual Property) and Probate for Oklahoma

Q: Mother died in 2008 no will daughter been paying taxes on land acreage a14 years how do I get it in my name

1 Lawyer Answer

Richard Winblad

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  • Edmond, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: If the property was owned in mother's name alone, this will require a probate. Since there was no Will, it would pass according to intestacy statutes. If she was single and you are the only heir, this should qualify for a summary probate. If she was married and/or had additional heirs, then the property would be divided but you should be entitled to recoup the taxes paid.

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