If my mother passed away over a year ago and still had a mortgage, how can I get the house and its property changed over to me?

I have been making the payments.

Asked on June 14, 2014 under Estate Planning, Alabama

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

I am so sorry for your loss.  Did you Mother's estate go through probate?  Did she have a Will?  That is the first step.  The Executor or Administrator (Is she died with out a Will) is the one that has to issue an Executor's deed to the person who inherits the home.  You can continue to pay the mortgage until it is paid off under these circumstances. Good luck.


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