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Thank you for your question.
Did your father leave a Will?
Where in Mexico is the property located? Are you in Chicago?
I am sorry but you cannot sell it yet. The usual procedure is to file what are called ancillary probate cases in Brownsville, Texas and in Tamaulipas, Mexico, and both Texas and Mexico will apply the intestacy laws of the State where the property is located to the real property there, see
starting at Article 2663 and 2670.
ARTICULO 2670.- Si a la muerte de los padres quedaren solo hijos, la herencia se dividirá entre todos por partes iguales.
My translation: Each child takes an equal share upon the death of the last parent.
I have only located one law firm with offices in both Brownsville and Matamoros, here. There may be others listed in the Brownsville phone book.
You can get a free consultation from some of the Brownsville probate attorneys listed here.
Please follow up on this with an attorney licensed in Tamaulipas.
I hope this information is helpful.
I am sorry this is obviously not the answer you had hoped for, but it would be unfair to you, and unprofessional of me, not to provide accurate information.