If a single mother died intestate and left one surviving adult child, how does he transfer real property in to his name?

Asked on March 30, 2015 under Estate Planning, Nevada

Answers:

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

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

I am so sorry for your loss.  You would need to apply to be the Persoanl Representative in the Mother's estate to the Probate Court in the county in which your Mother resided at the time of her death.  That is generally how it is done.  Once appointed you would execute an executor's deed to yourself.  Please speak with a mawyer in your area because some states allow what is known as an heir at law deed transfer with out having to go through probate.  Good luck. 


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