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My dad died leaving 10 acers of land to my mon. She died in

My dad died leaving 10 acers of land to my mon. She died in 2012 never changing it to her name. I am catching up the past couple years taxes ( where a brother of mine said he was paying but didnt). Dad had an illigitamate son. ( i dont think dad was on his birth certificate- he has a different last name- we only knew of him when we got older). I wanna put the land in my moms 9 kids name all together so grandchildren will always have somewhere ( as my mom wanted). What do i do? Is illigitamste son an heir? Do i have to include him? We dont want to. What steps do i take to go forward? Also since i am paying taxes does that give me say in what happens? Someone said the taxpayer has right to sign land over by themselves? Any truth to that. (I still want it in my mons 9 kids name, even if i haf more say). Thanks. Please help im lost. Elexandra

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My dad passed away last year in Tennessee. My step mother and

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My childrens father passed away with no will. He is remarried

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