Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in Texas
executor of will and common law marriage
If there's a will with daughter as sole executor written to inherit everything does a common law wife have any rights?
Asked on 1/31/09, 2:14 pm
1 Answer from Attorneys
David Leon David L. Leon, P.C.
Re: executor of will and common law marriage
Possibly. You have to prove the existence of a common law marriage. If you can, then you can elect a "widow's share" of the estate. Additionally, you have community property interests.
Answered on 2/01/09, 10:37 am