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What state is this in? Was he married? Did he have any children? Did he have a will?
he was not married State of Ohio
Did he have any children?
Did he have a will?
No will either?
he had no will
he was on medicare and medicade
are you still there?
You would need to file a petition in the probate court for the county in which your son was a resident at the time of his death. This petition would request release from administration (assuming that the value of the vehicle is $35,000 or less). You and his other parent are equal heirs to his intestate estate.
Here is a discussion of the law from the Franklin County Court's website (the law will be the same in the county where you must complete the proceeding):
Here are instructions and forms from Hamilton County:
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