The husband did not have a will.
My mother-in-law wants to sell the mobile home because she lives with my wife and I and she is paying for the insurance , taxes, etc. and the two children involved thinks she is supposed to pay all expenses and they reap the rewards with no expense what so ever.
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Mother in law applies to the probate court to be appointed administrator...the equivalent of executor when there is no will. Laws of TX say she gets 1/3 of personal property...his children share the rest 1/2 -1/2. Adopted child = natural child. Before distribution all expenses must be paid. Then mother in law can sell the home and distribute............children have no way to stop it as long as mother in law sells at a fair price. Or they can come to an agreement to buy out one another's share.
If there is no money for expenses, sell the home, pay expenses then distribute as above
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