Legal Question in Disability Law in Texas

I was sued by an elder person. It was a car crash that she was not involved in. I don't have the money to pay her thousands of dollars. What happens if she dies? Do i still owe money?

Asked on 12/27/10, 3:29 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Mark Dunn Mark D. Dunn

Did the lawsuit result in a judgment?

If it did, then the juddment becomes the property of her estate after she dies. She can leave it to someone in a will, or it may pass by intestate succession. The successor in interest decides whether or not to try to collect the judgment.

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Answered on 1/02/11, 1:53 pm

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