Answers to general legal questions posed by the general publicby Memphis Attorney Christina Burdette "Q: Do you have to have a lawyer ......to file for probate court? We do not have a will. Our mother pass away in March 2014. We have no will. She has no debt. Need to transfer title or deed in three daugthers name. " A: If you're trying to establish a chain......of title to real estate you can file an Affidavit of Heirship in your local county registrar's office.