Mom and son own the house in Indiana. Son dies in 2007 with a will leaving his 1/2 to his wife. Will is not probated and deed is never changed to Mom and son's wife. Mom dies in 2018. Since son's will was not probated we are told his will is void and therefore the house passes under laws of intestacy. It seems to me that when son dies, his 1/2 share ownership should have automatically passes to his wife.
You will need to consult an attorney. His ownership would not have passed automatically. But an attorney can determine if it is too late to probate son's will. Also, if wife paid taxes, etc., she may be able to file equitable action to claim share of property.
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