This question was answered based upon current rules, regulations & statutes in effect on July 2, 2020
I am wondering if you would be able to help me out with a question.
I have a customer(Mary), whose mother (Jane) died in 2018, she (Mary) has sole power of attorney and a will. She (Mary) is trying to gift the vehicle that was in her mothers name (Jane) to her son (Timothy).
But the registry keep rejecting the paperwork saying it must have gone to probate papers. She claims it never went to probate as there was a will. How can we get this vehicle registered we have been dealing with this for a year now.
Thank you in advance
Kathy Cormier: That is correct. Only a surviving spouse is not subject to probate. Even though there is a will naming Mary, she must produce the paperwork from Probate court to sign the vehicle over to another person.
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