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My daughter passed away leaving us her house. She was on Medicare and Medicaid. We were originally advised not to change anything because there may be a lean on her home. It's been nearly 2 years since she died and we would like to make everything legal. Can we sell her property or change the title to our name?

Lawyer's Assistant: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

PA.

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Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Estate Law
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Estate Lawyer: RayAnswers, Attorney replied 7 months ago
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Estate Lawyer: RayAnswers, Attorney replied 7 months ago

Your first step here would be a title run from your local title company.They can do a print out here to see if there are any liens or not.If there are none then you will need to make application for probate and be appointed personal representative.As PR you are able to sell the proeprty with court's permission or transfer it to your name as heir.

But a title report or run is prudent first step to see if you have problems here with medicaid.The liens and their dollar value would show if there are any here.

It is very possible there aren't any and you can proceed with probate.

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I appreciate the chance to help you, so sorry for your loss of loved one.

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