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Unfortunately, you have to file for a probate on both their estates.
When a person dies their property immediately becomes the property of their "estate" and to pass title from the estate to the heirs requires a probate. Unfortunately, you have to do two different probates because each of your parents has an estate that needs to be handled.
You will want to find a lawyer to help you with this and you can do that by going to www.lawyers.com and in the section for Area of Practice enter "Probate".
The lawyer will also want to take a look at the paper your dad left to see if it meets the requirements to be a handwritten will. There are very specific requirements.
There are also a variety of types of probate that can be done, some less complicated than others. The lawyer will explain those to you and then go over the details of each of your parent's property that was owned at the time of death and then the debts that were owed. That determines what type of probate is required.
If there is no will then the property passes by a specific set of rules known as "intestate succession" and it states who gets what.
Once the probates are filed then you can likely put the house on the market although the "new wife" may have the right to live there. That also depends on a variety of factors.
Likely when your mother died then your father inherited 1/2 of the house and you, the children, inherited the other 1/2.
Then, when your father died, what happens to his half varies based on different factors but you children would have inherited most, if not all, of it.
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