Bronx, NY asked in Estate Planning and Real Estate Law for New York

Q: The father of my son and ex-husband, bought a house i Garland, Texas, and he was paying a mortgage. He was living with h

His mom, new wife, His sister and nephew. His mom passed away in March, and he passed away a month ago, leaving no will. My son was His only child. Does my son has More rights over that property than His father's widow? Also my son's father was registered as the only owner of tittle of the property.

2 Lawyer Answers
Michael David Siegel
Michael David Siegel
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  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Texas law governs this issue.

Benjamin Z. Katz
Benjamin Z. Katz
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  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Both your son and your ex’s widow have rights to the property. You need to speak with a Texas attorney since that is where you ex lived and the property is located.

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