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Has anyone ever filed a probate case to settle their estate?
Ok, then someone is going to have to file a probate case for the deceased parties because that is the only way that someone can get legal authority to sign a deed over from the estate to the heirs, or sell the property and divide up the money between the heirs.
Only the Administrator of the estate has the power to do anything with a deceased person's assets. And they can only be appointed Administrator by a probate court judge after filing a petition to be appointed to settle the deceased person's estate.
You would have to contact the local probate court in the county where the deceased lived and then file a petition to open probate and be appointed Administrator or Executor (if they had a will). Then there is a hearing where the judge formally appoints you and after that, you have the legal power to gather all assets, pay any debts, file any taxes, and then distribute any surplus assets to the heirs.