If my parents died and left their house to my sister and I but 2 months after she also passed, since her husband is remarried now does he have a claim to the house?

There were never any probate proceedings.

Asked on November 5, 2014 under Estate Planning, Texas

Answers:

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

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

I am so sorry for your losses. Never probate proceedings for whom?  Your parents or your sister?  How was the house left to you and what does the deed say?  Does it say "rights of survivorship" or not?  If not then her part became part of her estate at the time of her death.  I would take the documents to an attorney to review asap.  Good luck.


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