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I am sorry to learn about this situation.
You will want a civil litigation attorney (if possible you would want one with real property litigation experience - but you really want a litigator (someone who specializes in going to court and representing people in lawsuits)).
What you are going to hope for is that the attorney will be able to make a couple of demands on the other party and they will comply and send a proper deed or note to correct the situation, and your family member's estate will be able to assume their place in the lease to own contract (this may require probate being opened if it is not already).
If this doesn't work, your attorney may suggest trying to use mediation as an option prior to filing a lawsuit - this is a good option if it seems that a resolution may occur as it will save everyone a lot of time and money.
Finally, if none of this works, the attorney will file a lawsuit against these two on behalf of the estate (this will definitely require probate to be opened - the attorney will either do this for you, or instruct you on how to do it). This can get complicated and may take a long time (2-3 years is not uncommon).
You can find local attorneys using the State and local Bar Association directories, or private directories such as www.AVVO.com; www.FindLaw.com; or www.Martindale.com (I personally find www.AVVO.com to be the most user friendly).