Asked in Family Law, Real Estate Law and Probate for Oklahoma

Q: Grandmother had 5 acres and had no will and passes. Has 5 kids left behind and wanted each to have 1 acre but never

Deeded or willed. One of them lives on the 5 acres in the home where she had lived and had been there for about 5 years she has been deceased a year. No probate has been drawn up who has ownership of the property and can they sale all it or give it to another family member like a uncle or such?

1 Lawyer Answer

A: Probating the grandmother’s estate will be the quickest and least expensive route to take. Sooner is better than later.

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