Q: Father died 4 yrs ago in Oct. in WV. Will left the 3 kids a small house ($15,000 +). The will was filed but probate
papers never filed. Can the house be sold?
A: Have a WV attorney search the Title, determine Heriship, and draft/record an Affidavit of Heirship as a source of Title. Those owners should be able to sell the home. If minors, the Court will have to approve the conveyance. Someone has to pay the taxes and any secured debt, or the home will be lost.
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