Q: What do you do when a you cannot find a deceased persons deed to home and title to car?
A: In Maine, most deeds are available online at the county registry's web site: http://www.maineregistryofdeeds.com/
A replacement for a lost car title can be requested from the Bureau of Motor Vehicles: https://www.maine.gov/online/bmv/mvtr/
It may be helpful to consult with a lawyer, especially if the real estate is part of the deceased person's probate estate.
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