Beaumont, TX asked in Probate for Texas

Q: widow 12 years still paying property tax, still in probate for lack of will. who does property belong?

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Terry Lynn Garrett
Terry Lynn Garrett
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  • Probate Lawyer
  • Austin, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Please check your facts. A Texas court would have dismissed the Application for Determination of Heirship for lack of prosecution after two years. Paying taxes does not transfer title.

James Norman Willi
James Norman Willi
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  • Probate Lawyer
  • Austin, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Widow needs to call a Texas probate attorney.

Nina Whitehurst and Tammy Lyn Wincott agree with this answer

Tammy Lyn Wincott
Tammy Lyn Wincott
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  • Probate Lawyer
  • San Antonio, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: The widow definitely needs to visit with a probate attorney as she may be continuing to act on erroneous information.

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