I have a will from my dad and it has almost been 4 yrs since he died. i cannot afford to have it probated. the will states that no action be taken in the probate court other than to admit this will to record. can i file the will somehow and avoid probate? the house i am trying to transfer the title into my name is only worth 19000 so it is a small estate. i am currently living in the house and i want to continue to live here and put the house in my name. but i have a will so i cant file small estate affidavit??