Q: My mother's name is the only one on the deed for a property that we need to sell. There was no will. How do we proceed?
My mother passed in January. We desperately need to sell our other property, but my mother's name is the only one on the deed. My father's name is on the land contract and they were married when my mother passed. I do not know if that works in our favor.
A: Probate is the process that is used to change the title to property held in a decedent's name. You need to contact a probate attorney near where your mother passed to help you take care of this.
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