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Bob and I were together for 29 years. While we were together Bob bought a trailer house on 2 lots in Venus Texas. He gave 6,000.00 for this property. Bob has passed away . He has 2 sons by a previous marriage. My question is do I owe his sons anything for these 2 lots. The trailer has been hauled away.

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have you taken so far? Have you prepared or filed any paperwork?

I have tried several times to meet with them at a lawyers but they never show up.

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a TX lawyer about this?

Several times but nothing gets done.

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Not that I can think of.

Submitted: 19 days ago.Category: Legal
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Lawyer: Olivia Kent, Attorney replied 19 days ago
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Lawyer: Olivia Kent, Attorney replied 19 days ago

I want to make sure I follow... BOB owned the lots?

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Customer reply replied 19 days ago
do I get an answer
Lawyer: Olivia Kent, Attorney replied 19 days ago

what do you mean by "do I owe his sons anything for these 2 lots"? They'd be entitled to the lots if they are the next of kin - if you don't own the lots

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Customer reply replied 19 days ago
Bob and I were common law
Lawyer: Olivia Kent, Attorney replied 19 days ago

Okay, so that means that the two of you held yourselves out as husband and wife to your family/friends/community?

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Customer reply replied 19 days ago
We lived as husband and wife I use his last name
Lawyer: Olivia Kent, Attorney replied 19 days ago

So if his sons contest your ownership of the lot you would need to establish your status. Attached is information on proving your status as a common law spouse.

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