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Good morning. If your father died without a will...and I'm presuming now that you and your brother are the only children and that there is no surviving spouse and neither of your father's parents is alive, then under CT's intestate succession laws, you and your brother inherit this house (and it's contents) in equal shares. One of you will need to petition the probate court to be appointed the executor of your father's estate so that person has the authority to transfer ownership of the house to the two of you.
Now, because you have lived there for years, you would be considered a month to month tenant. As such, after someone has been appointed executor, that someone can terminate your tenancy with a 3 day notice. So, it's important that you petition the court to be the executor. Because then you can stay until the property is distributed.
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You would go to the probate court in the county where your father died and file a motion in that court. The probate court will have a court clerk that can walk you through the process of filing this motion.
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