Category: Heirship

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In Estate Administration, Heirship, Probate

What Does A Texas Independent Executor or Administrator Do?

When you are named as an Independent Executor in a Will or otherwise appointed by a Court to serve as an Independent Administrator of an estate in Texas, you become responsible for the task of administering the decedent’s estate. As Independent Executor or Administrator, you will be locating and valuing the decedent’s assets, preparing the...

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In Heirship

Dying Intestate & Texas Heirship Explained

Dying intestate means that you have died without a Will. When a person dies intestate, the Texas Probate Code outlines the manner in which your estate will be distributed in accordance with the laws of descent and distribution. Heirs of an estate are typically determined and declared through an heirship proceeding. The proceeding declares the...