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My car title is in my husband's name; he died in September;

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My car title is in my husband's name; he died in September; I am sole heir; I can't find the pink slip; what do I have to do to sell the car?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: DMV - Legal
Expert:  philip.simmons replied 10 months ago.

Hello! My name is ***** ***** I am a licensed attorney with more than 18 years of experience. I am here to assist you with your questions. Please understand that if I ask you for additional information, you are NOT charged again and our communications are NOT timed. So please see this as a relaxed conversation between friends. I am here to help

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I am sorry for your loss

There is a simplified probate process that is commonly referred to as a "small estate affidavit"

Head to your county court with a copy of the death certificate, and will (if he had one). The clerk of the court can provide you the forms...you file the affidavit, that would allow you to head to motor vehicles and transfer title.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.

Well.........since I can't find the title, isn't there something else I have to do to get a copy of the original?

Before I transfer it?

Expert:  philip.simmons replied 10 months ago.

Sure...you can use the same document to allow you to request the title. (from the motor vehicles department)

Once you get the title...then you transfer it

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