Q: My father never signed his will. He only has myself and my sister as far as family goes. What will happen to all of hi
Pardon me, but I don't think the woman who answered first read what I stated. He has myself and my sister, not HIS SISTER. Thank you!
A will is only valid if it is signed by the decedent and witnessed by two disinterested witnesses. If there is not a valid will when the decedent dies, then his assets (estate) passes to his heirs through the Texas laws of intestate succession.
Given that your Father never signed his will, it not considered valid. Therefore, his estate (assets) will pass to you (and your heirs) and his sister (and her heirs) according to the laws of intestate succession (i.e. you and his sister will each inherit a share of his assets).
It will be helpful for you to speak with a Wills, Trust and Estates attorney.
I hope this information helps. Good luck to you.
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