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
If you are currently married and have children from a prior relationship or marriage, you should have an estate plan! Why? If you were to die, without a will, Texas law will decide who gets what, and in what amount. And that can be bad. Understand this: if you have children from outside your current marriage, and you die without a will, your children from your prior … [Read more...] about Have Children from a Prior Relationship and You Don’t Have a Will? Why That’s a Bad Idea….