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My wife's grandmother passed away 32 years ago, leaving a will and property which went through probate, with probate being closed 31 years ago. 4 undeveloped residential lots were left in her name and neither of her two sons wanted the land. Both sons have since passed away. My wife and I are now paying back taxes on the land and have spoken to other family members who do not want the land. We would like to update the deed to reflect that we are taking possession of it. The land is also in a separate county from the one probate occurred in.All heirs have been contacted, and none want to property, except my wife and I. If the taxes are not paid the property is going to auction. It has been 32 years since last paid. My wife and I are interested in eventually building on the land and possibly retiring there. Sadly the cost of an attorney is beyond the salaries of civil servants. Just want to add....thank you for the responses. We have a copy of the original will, and what is in there may make a huge difference...if it happens to have been willed to my wife's father, his probate may still be open which appears to mean we can have that assigned to her directly through that process.