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Hi, thank you for your question. Do you know if the property was held as joint tenants or tenants in common?
Thank you. As you were joint tenants, the whole property automatically passes to you, unless there was a previous financial settlement as part of the divorce which awarded her the home. If there was no financial settlement, the property would automatically transfer to you and does not form part of her estate for distribution under intestacy rules. You can see the guidance here for removing her name from the title: https://www.gov.uk/update-property-records-someone-dies/update-property-records-someone-dies
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