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How do you get proof of ownership of a deceased relative.

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Hi, How do you get proof of ownership of a deceased relative.

Lawyer's Assistant: Estate laws vary by state. What state are you in?

I'm in Georgia. But the deceased relative lived in New York.

Lawyer's Assistant: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?

I'm applying for the death certificate now. I'm the niece. My father's sister is the deceased relative.

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

I believe that's it.

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Estate Law
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I am sorry for your loss. Proof of ownership of what? Real estate?
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