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Contesting a will in Texas
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Types of property involved in contesting a will in Texas

On this page you will learn what you need to know about the different types of property often involved in inheritance disputes in Texas.

Necessary Disclaimer: Do not take, or refrain from taking, any action based on what you read. You need to discuss your situation with an attorney who can advise you based on your facts.

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Problems with property

There are several types of property involved in a Texas inheritance dispute. Knowing about the types of property will help in assessing what your inheritance rights may be. I have written on my blog and on this site about problems that may arise with property.

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Kind of Texas Property that is Inherited if You Die Intestate.

What property is inherited by your heirs in Texas if you die intestate (without a will or with a will that has been set aside because of a suit contesting the will) depends on what kind of property you have at your death. There are two kinds of property that are relevant to probate: probate property and non probate property

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Gift Deeds in Texas

Gift Deeds in Texas

Gift deeds are valid in Texas but there are requirements above and beyond what is required of a normal deed. A gift deed is a document that transfers title to land. It can be informal but the intent of the grantor must be to immediately divest himself of the property....

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What Is A Texas Homestead?

What Is A Texas Homestead?

Introduction When a person dies who owns a home and has a spouse or dependent children, Texas limits how the owner can dispose of the home. This article will discuss the basics of the Texas homestead and what rights a surviving spouse or dependent children have. Texas...

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Selling property when one heir refuses

When several people are left property, the easiest way to divide the property is to sell it and then divide the proceeds. Often, that procedure runs into difficulty especially when you have one recalcitrant heir who refuses to sell. A 2019 case highlighted some of the...

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