What rights do I have as a property owner to remove occupants living there with no lease?

Question Details: My grandmother owned a house. She became ill and my mother moved in to help her. When my grandmother became too ill for my mother to care for her, she was moved to a facility and my mother was given the house. My grandmother passed and my mother remarried. Now, she has passed without a Will and her husband as well without a Will. While living, they had allowed friends to move in. They are still living there and family possessions have gone missing. There is no lease but utilities are in the friends' names. What legal rights do myself and family have to get them out and prevent other things from going missing?

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