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The property can be placed in her name via a small estate affidavit. Here is an example: http://www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov/sscdocs/packets/pbse1.pdf
You can obtain a form specific for the county in which he passed away by contacting the court clerk for that county.
She is not responsible for his debt.
thank you for this quick response. we were unsure if that could be done, being she is a minor. Could his parents sell the car and give her the cash, once the car is in her name?
Once the car is in her name, she could sell it even though she is a minor. Technically a minor cannot enter into a contract, but for things like this it occurs all the time.
ok. thank you i believe that answers all my questions.