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If my father died and and did not leave me in his will, then

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if my father died and and did not leave me in his will, then I am contacted that his second cousin passed without a will and I am an heir will I still receive a share of the second cousins estate
JA: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: Texas
JA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?
Customer: i was contacted by the District clerks office and told because my died died after 120 hours of the second cousin I am an heir, but not listed in my dad's will
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: like what are you suggesting
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Roy Hadavi replied 1 month ago.

Hi. My name is ***** ***** I am a licensed attorney. I would be happy to provide assistance. Please keep in mind that our conversation does not include an attorney-client relationship and this is for general information purposes only.

To clarify: you are not a beneficiary on your father's will, but you are a beneficiary under your second-cousin's will?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
My dad's second cousin, and am told because my dad has passed that i am an heir
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
the second cousin left no will
Expert:  Roy Hadavi replied 1 month ago.

If an individual dies intestate (without a will), Texas Probate Code determines the beneficiaries of the individual's estate. If a second individual (Person B) passes away within a certain period of time after the first individual (Person A), then Person A's estate passes over Person B's estate for purposes of intestacy law. Therefore, depending on the familial circumstances, you may be a beneficiary of the second cousin's estate.

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Expert:  Roy Hadavi replied 1 month ago.

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