July, 2019 | Silberman Law Firm, PLLC

Adoption By Estoppel

When a decedent with children leaves no will at the time of death (known as dying intestate), the children of decedent will generally inherit the estate. The Texas Estates Code specifies that a child includes an adopted child, whether the adoption occurred through formal proceedings or an equitable adoption. Tex. Est. Code Ann. ยง 22.004 […]


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