Q: My mother passed away in 2016. My father was the executor of her estate. She inherited oil leases in a few states from
her parents. My father didn't transfer them over to his name. He passed in 2019. I am the executor to his estate. Problem is, she passed in Alabama and I am a resident of Virginia. We had to get a 3rd party resident of AL to handle the transfers of the oil leases to a LLC for my sister and myself. The 3rd party has not kept us informed with anything going on nor has she been proactive getting things transferred. Is there a way I could petition the Alabama court to take control over my mother's estate even if I'm not an Alabama resident?
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