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My husband died 18 months ago and I want to sell his truck

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My husband died 18 months ago and I want to sell his truck but I am not on the title. Can I sell the truck? I do have the title.
JA: What state is this in? And how old is the truck?
Customer: Texas
JA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?
Customer: death certificate
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Customer: How much is the rest
Submitted: 16 days ago.
Category: Estate Law
Expert:  Irwin Law replied 16 days ago.

Texas has a Small Estate statute which permits you to transfer the assets of the deceased to the heirs without probate administration.If the truck , and the estate itself in his own name has a value of less than $50,000, the title must first be transferred to you as his sole heir. The form for transferring the title can be found on this website

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