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You will need a local lawyer to make application for probate and be appointed executor/administrator.Once you receive your letters of appointment here from the judge you would have lawyer do a fiduciary deed to transfer title if you are the legal heir to his estate.
You would have to pay any creditors here as part of the estate and taxes.Expect this to take about a year from start to finish to complete probate.
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You can also do this yourself called pro se, here are the forms to do so.
See form 111-2
Fiduciary deed, you would be signing as executor/administrator to yourself as sole heir.
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