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Author: Robert Ray

Should I have a will?

The short answer is yes. If you don’t have a will, your estate will go to your heirs as determined by statute. That may be what you want but what if you are married and have children from a prior marriage. If you die without a will, your property, including your home, will go to your heirs, not you spouse! Texas has community property. That means that what ever was acquired during marriage is half yours and half your spouse’s. If your home was community property, your half would go to your heirs, not your spouse! He/She would retain his/her half but the other half would not be owned by him/her. The same thing would happen to your other property. Because of this, you need to have a will so that you and not the state can determine who gets your property. Simple wills are inexpensive and everyone should have...

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Welcome to the blog of TexasInheritance.Com

Welcome to the blog of TexasInheritance.Com, published by the law office of Robert A. Ray, Attorney at Law. Once we get the kinks worked out of the blog, we will have a resource that will be beneficial to our clients as well as visitors who may have non legal questions about Inheritance. Our intention is to have current information as well as general discussions and practical, non legal, advise on Inheritance problems.  So check the blog often to see updates. If you have a request for a discussion about a particular area, leave a comment. Disclaimer: This blog does not give legal advice. This blog does not create an attorney client relationship. You are not permitted to rely on anything in this blog for any reason. This blog is an entirely personal endeavor. Please be advised that this is not the place to get legal advise about your legal problem. This blog will be a general discussion of general matters of interest to the public. If you need legal advise for a legal problem, contact us to see if we can represent you. Our contact information is at www.TexasInheritance.Com. The use of the Internet or email for communication with this firm or any individual member of this firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Before we represent any client, the client and the attorney will sign a written retainer...

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About me

Robert Ray

Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law — Texas Board of Legal Specialization. We handle litigation cases related to inheritance disputes including will contest, related property disputes and associated torts throughout Texas. Our principal office is in Tyler, Texas. Contact Robert
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