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Q: My father died on 5/17/2020 and there hasn’t been no probation count date. What do I do I haven’t be told about a will?

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Teri A. Walter
Teri A. Walter
  • Houston, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: If you don't know of a will, and no will has been filed for probate, then your father's estate will pass by the rules of intestate succession. Here's a link to a chart that explains it. https://texaslawhelp.org/sites/default/files/texas_descent_and_distribution_chart.pdf

You will probably need a probate lawyer to help administer the assets, especially if your father owned any real estate.

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