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My father-in-law passed away 4 years ago and we discovered

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My father-in-law passed away 4 years ago and we discovered that he had never put his mineral rights into his trust. What happens to those in probate? Do they go to my mother-in-law or are they split among the four children and her?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Estate Law
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 1 year ago.
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They pass according to the terms of the will if there was a will or by intestate succession if there was no will. There has to be some kind of probate done to pass title to the mineral rights though.

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