Good evening. Your father's will is valid and because your parents were divorced, the will is construed as if your mother predeceased your father. Thus everything would go to you and your brother. As such, even though the title has not officially been transferred....which I suggest you do to clear the title up sooner rather than later....you are treated as the owner as of the date of death. As a result, you can deduct the taxes and interest for the property.
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