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My step father passed away in April and he left behind some land. There are 2 biological sons. What's the process for me to end up with the property?

1 Answers. Asked on Jul 12th, 2017 on Real Estate - Pennsylvania
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Property value EST: $1500-$3000
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Answered on Jul 14th, 2017 at 8:40 AM

I'm sorry to hear of your loss.  Whose names are on the deed to the property?  If the deed was title jointly with one or more other persons, the deed may dictate current ownership.  If the deed was in your step-father's name only, then either his will or the laws of intestate succession will govern the issue.  Did he have a will and, if so, does it speak to the disposition of the property?  Once you can answer these questions, you'll be able to identify the process of getting the property to you.   

I recommend that you seek out a local attorney for a more in depth discussion of the matter. I do not recommend that you take any action steps without such a consult. Act quickly because by waiting, you may lose certain rights and remedies available to you.

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