Interesting Developments In Inheritance Laws

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In a will, when does “till she dies” mean forever?

“(T)ill she dies” means forever. Inheritance cases sometimes present unusual problems. A man left a holographic will. The entire will read “Last Will & testament Debbie gets everything till she dies. Being of sound mind & this is my w. last will & testament. I… Continue reading

Who can request an exhumation of a body?

Apparently, an illegitimate child can’t. The Health and Safety Code §711.004 allows a district court to order an exhumation if requested by certain people including the spouse or the children. That section may not apply to illegitimate children unless money is involved. In a case… Continue reading

Do illegitimate children have inheritance rights?

What in the world is a “pretermitted child”?

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