Question: What if I die without a will in Texas? Answer: A person who dies without a valid will is said to have died intestate (legal term for "without a will"). Under Texas law, when a person dies without a will, the property passes to the heirs at law. That does not necessarily mean that things will happen the way that you want them to! For example: If you are married and you … [Read more...] about What if I Die Without a Valid Will
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If you have no spouse or children, you may wonder what will happen to your property if you die without a will in Texas. Will the state just take your money? What Does it Mean to Die Without Heirs? "Dying without heirs" is usually said when someone dies with no close relatives. But, under Texas law, even more distant relatives can inherit, if necessary. People often believe that if they die … [Read more...] about Are You Heirless?