Do you have to go through probate when a person dies with out a will in Allegheny County Pa. and they are part owner of a house.
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In order to transfer any assets, with or without a will, you have to go through the probate process in the Office of the Register of Wills of the County where the deceased person resided at the time of death. When there is no will, it is called an intestate estate administration, and the person authorized to administer the estate is called Administrator, instead of Executor. The staff of the Office of the Register of Wills are very helpful and can guide you as to what you need and how to begin the process.
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