Will I lose my house? My husband died intestate...and I'm concerned about the status of my home.

Question Details: My husband died ten days ago...without a will. He had a stroke in June...and was recovering and suddenly had another bleed and died. We were hopeful that he'd recover. I had guardianship. We have been married for 40 years...both of our names are on the mortgage. I know that it's called dying intestate...I have three grown children...and they do not want a share of the house. Am I going to lose my house? Is there a way they can sign off on it? I'm really confused as to what is going to happen? Will I have to go to court? Sell the house? It's all I have left right now. Confused in VT.

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