father property after being dead for 43 years…

My father was killed 43 years ago and my grandmother took over his land because I was only 3 when my father was killed. Now my grandmother have passed and my father siblings are not wanting to give me my father land. How do I get the my father property back?

Asked on January 12, 2018 under Estate Planning, Texas

Answers:

B.H.F., Member, Texas State Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

If the title companies will accept the heirship affidavit, then title should be perfected in your name....but usually, for a title transfer this old to be perfected, you need to file a probate to have a court officially declare the property your's.


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