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I live in texas, my wife passed away. my warranty deed says…

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I live in texas...

I live in texas, my wife passed away. my warranty deed says husband and wife grantee. do i have too go thru full probate?

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Real Estate Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 3 months ago
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Real Estate Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 3 months ago

My condolences for your loss.

Does the deed state anything about "joint tenancy" or "right of survivorship"?

Did your late wife leave a last will?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
no joint tenacy. yes we have a will
Real Estate Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 3 months ago

Unfortunately, without a right of survivorship, the interest is determined by the will and it will need to be admitted for some form of probate.

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