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My title still has my mother's name on it and she is

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My title still has...

My title still has my mother's name on it and she is deceased. How do I fix this?

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have you taken so far? Have you prepared or filed any paperwork?

None

Lawyer's Assistant: Where is the property located?

Customer:***** El Paso, TX 79924

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

I don't think so.

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Real Estate Law
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Real Estate Lawyer: Ray, Lawyer replied 2 months ago
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
No problem.
Real Estate Lawyer: Ray, Lawyer replied 2 months ago

You will need local El Paso lawyer to make application for intestate probate.Intestate means no will.You will be named personal representative and can deed it to yourself as part of probate.Texas case law requires you to have a lawyer, you cannot do this pro se.

Probate lawyer here

If you are in need of an attorney in the El Paso County area and don’t know where to turn, start with the Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS). Call the El Paso Bar Association Lawyer Referral and Information Service at(###) ###-####between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday, or you can email your request to Nancy Gallego at *****@******.***.

Probate takes about 6 months.If there are other assets such as car titles, bank accounts you are able to access these once you are named the PR for the estate and receive letters of administration from the judge.

I appreciate the chance to help you today.Thanks

If you can positive rate 5 stars it is much appreciated.Let me know if you have more.

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Real Estate Lawyer: Ray, Lawyer replied 2 months ago

The lawyer will need the death certificate and deed to your parent.

You can see where it all happens here,

http://www.epcounty.com/clerk/probate_civil.htm

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