My mother died last December 26. How can I get her house changed into my name. Without going to probate court. There was no will or anything.
There is no way to put the property in your name without filing a form in Probate Court. Do you want to know how to do this? If so, what county was she in?
Yes I would and how much it would cost.
What county was she in?
Here is the form you have to fill out:
The form has to be filed at the Probate Division of that court, which is located atXXXXX St Louis. Here is the phone number for the cashier, to find out how much it will cost to file this form: 622-4305. Once the form is filed, and you become the administrator, if you are entitled to own your mother's property (no other heirs who are entitled), you can sign a Quitclaim deed transferring the property to yourself.
Would you have an idea about how long it takes for me to find out?
Do you mean to find out how much it will cost?
No. To become administrator.
It takes about 4 weeks to get the Letters of Administration. I made a mistake with the address. The Probate Division is located at: Civil Courts Building, 10th Floor, 10 N. Tucker Boulevard, St. Louis.
I already have a quitclaim deed here. After I become Administrator do I fill it out and bring it back to court or do I need an Attorney? Im needing to get Insurance on the house and they wont let me with it being in my mothers name.
After you get the Letters of Administration from the Probate court, you then fill out the Quitclaim Deed, and then send the 1) original Quitclaim Deed and 2) a certified copy of the Letters of Administration to:
Recorder of Deeds41 South Central AvenueClayton, MO 63105.
You can file the deed in person, or send it in the mail, with a self-addressed stamped envelope and $24 filing fee.
You do not need an attorney to do this.
Last question, will that take about 4 weeks to get that back also?
It takes about 2 - 3 weeks from the Recorder.
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