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Texas Probate Code - Chapter II Descent And Distribution

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  • Texas Probate Code Section 37 - Passage Of Title Upon Intestacy And Under A Will
    When a person dies, leaving a lawful will, all of his estate devised or bequeathed by such will, and all powers of appointment granted in ...
  • Texas Probate Code Section 37A - Means Of Evidencing Disclaimer Or Renunciation Of Property Or Interest Receivable From A Decedent
    Any person, or the guardian of an incapacitated person, the personal representative of a deceased person, or the guardian ad litem of an unborn or ...
  • Texas Probate Code Section 37B - Assignment Of Property Received From A Decedent
    (a) A person entitled to receive property or an interest in property from a decedent under a will, by inheritance, or as a beneficiary under ...
  • Texas Probate Code Section 37C - Satisfaction Of Devise
    (a) Property given to a person by a testator during the testator's lifetime is considered a satisfaction, either wholly or partly, of a devise to ...
  • Texas Probate Code Section 38 - Persons Who Take Upon Intestacy
    (a) Intestate Leaving No Husband or Wife. Where any person, having title to any estate, real, personal or mixed, shall die intestate, leaving no husband ...
  • Texas Probate Code Section 39 - No Distinction Because Of Property's Source
    There shall be no distinction in regulating the descent and distribution of the estate of a person dying intestate between property which may have been ...
  • Texas Probate Code Section 40 - Inheritance By And From An Adopted Child
    For purposes of inheritance under the laws of descent and distribution, an adopted child shall be regarded as the child of the parent or parents ...
  • Texas Probate Code Section 41 - Matters Affecting And Not Affecting The Right To Inherit
    (a) Persons Not in Being. No right of inheritance shall accrue to any persons other than to children or lineal descendants of the intestate, unless ...
  • Texas Probate Code Section 42 - Inheritance Rights Of Children
    (a) Maternal Inheritance. For the purpose of inheritance, a child is the child of his biological or adopted mother, so that he and his issue ...
  • Texas Probate Code Section 43 - Determination Of Per Capita And Per Stirpes Distribution
    When the intestate's children, descendants, brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts, or any other relatives of the deceased standing in the first or same degree alone come ...
  • Texas Probate Code Section 44 - Advancements
    (a) If a decedent dies intestate as to all or a portion of the decedent's estate, property the decedent gave during the decedent's lifetime to ...
  • Texas Probate Code Section 45 - Community Estate
    (a) On the intestate death of one of the spouses to a marriage, the community property estate of the deceased spouse passes to the surviving ...
  • Texas Probate Code Section 46 - Joint Tenancies
    (a) If two or more persons hold an interest in property jointly, and one joint owner dies before severance, the interest of the decedent in ...
  • Texas Probate Code Section 47 - Requirement Of Survival By 120 Hours
    (a) Survival of Heirs. A person who fails to survive the decedent by 120 hours is deemed to have predeceased the decedent for purposes of ...
  • Last modified: August 11, 2007