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					                      Intestate Distribution of Property Under Texas Law

A person may die totally intestate, that is, intestate as to the person, if the person did not leave
any type of valid will. A person may also die partially intestate, that is, intestate as to property, if
the person’s valid will fails to dispose of all of the person’s probate estate.


UNMARRIED INDIVIDUAL

Single Individual with Surviving Children or Grandchildren
         All to Children or Grandchildren

Single Individual with no Surviving Children or Grandchildren and Both Surviving Parents
         ½ to Mother
         ½ to Father

Single Individual with no Surviving Children or Grandchildren and One Surviving Parent
        If No Surviving Siblings or Siblings Children or Grandchildren
                 All to Surviving Parent
        If Surviving Sibling(s) or Sibling(s) Descendent(s)
                 ½ to Surviving Parent
                 ½ to Surviving Sibling(s) or Sibling(s) Descendent(s)

Single Individual with no Surviving Children or Grandchildren and No Surviving Parent
         All to Siblings or Sibling(s) Descendent(s)

Single Individual with No Surviving Children or Grandchildren, Parents, Siblings or Siblings
Children or Grandchildren
         ½ to Paternal Grandparents, Uncles, Cousins, etc
         ½ to Maternal Grandparents, Uncles, Cousins, etc

Single Individual with No Surviving Heir
         All to the State of Texas

				
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