Q: My mother passed away left her house to me and my sister equally how does the probate on it work
A: The person named as the executor in your mother's will files an application to probate her will, and the probate proceedings proceed in the usual and customary way.
A: If your mother had a Will, then that will goes through probate court. You'll want to have a probate attorney help you, and it may even actually be required. Anyway, find a probate attorney that focuses on probate law in your area, because they tend to do the best job for the best prices.
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