Must all wills be probated in Texas?

My husband died all property passed to
me. Must I have will probated?

Asked on March 21, 2017 under Estate Planning, Texas

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

It is hard to say "yes" or "no"without knowing more of the facts here but only the party that has been appointed by the court as the fiduciary or personal representative of the estate may transfer property.  So then the estate must go through Probate and if there is a WIll then yes, it has to be submitted.  Good luck.


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