Does my spouse inherit everything when I die in Texas?

Not always. Because of the community and separate property rules in Texas, this can become complicated for someone who was married and does not have a will, especially regarding any separate property. Your spouse has a right to his share of the community property. Everything else will pass either as you state in your will or as Texas law states happens if you die without a will.

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Houston Estate Planning and Elder Law Attorney Jana R. McCreary has been an attorney for over eighteen years, a career move she made after working for over a decade with adults and children with intellectual disabilities and mental illness. Graduatin… Read More

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