Heir property in Texas

Contesting a will in Texas

Written by Robert Ray

Robert Ray handles inheritance disputes of all kinds. He takes cases throughout Texas.

Heir property Texas

Many people in Texas refer to “heir property.” What they mean is the property that goes to the heirs if there is no will.

If you are concerned about heir property in Texas, you should contact us to see if we can help.

People have many ways to refer to the property that the heir should receive. Heir property is one of the terms that is used.

There is more elder abuse today than before. People are taking advantage of the elderly to obtain property, usually by having the elder person make a will towards the end of their life. If the will is not contested, the heir property will go to the abuser instead of the heirs. Don’t let this happen. Contact us if you believe that someone has wrongfully taken heir property in Texas.

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Heirship proceeding are different from will contest. If more than four years have passed, it may be difficult, but may not impossible, to gain the inheritance that someone else has that should be the heirs. This is complicated, involving heirship proceedings but there is a possibility that it can be done.

The slayer rule doesn’t always apply

The slayer rule doesn’t always apply

The slayer rule means that a person who murders another person cannot inherit from that person. Texas doesn’t have the slayer rule but there are other methods of keeping the slayer from inheriting.
In a recent article in England, the courts let the wife inherit from her husband that she murdered because he had been so abusive toward her.

Robert Ray

Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law — Texas Board of Legal Specialization. We handle cases all across Texas. Our principal office is in Lantana, Texas (DFW area).

Robert Ray is a Texas attorney who handles inheritance disputes

Why Us?

Inheritance disputes involve someone who has taken advantage of the elderly. These cases are complicated and most often, but not always, involve outsiders. We represent you knowing that these inheritance disputes are private and painful family matters. We know this is a stressful time for you. We strive to obtain the quickest and best results possible so that you can get this troubling episode behind you.

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