What is my stepmother entitled to from from my deceased father’s estate?

My stepmother is mad because she wasn’t in my father’s Will of my deceased father. He left the house to his 3 children and she is now trying to “homestead”. She and my father were married for 9 years and 8 months. She said she wants to live in the house until she dies. Will she eventually get the only real asset my father left his children?

Asked on March 9, 2012 under Estate Planning, Texas


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