Parent died in 2018. Would like to register 2003 model vehicle. License plate surrendered to OMV. Sibling not interested in vehicle.
Did you open a succession on the estate? Things do not pass automatically. You should seek the services of an estate attorney. If you did open a succession, then go to your attorney and have him help you. Good luck.
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You can administratively transfer a car title (assuming no liens) with the Office of Motor Vehicles (OMV). You should go through an attorney or notary/public tag agent to get the correct paperwork signed, notarized and submitted. This does not require going to court, so that makes it easier.
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