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Yes you may ask for such a dna test or file with the probate court to force a court ordered test.
You may need to file for probate and have court order it and then determine the proper legal heirs.This is the normal procedure in Texas to determine whether the person is an heir.You are within your rights to do so.
If it turns out she is a partial heir you are a creditor to the estate and can be reimbursed for your expenses from any sale prior to distribution here.
You may want to consider a local lawyer to make application for probate and the dna test.
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