Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in Texas

If someone lived in LA most of their life. Owned property in LA. The will was written in LA, but died as a resident of Texas in a nursing home. This person did own cemetery plots in TX, but was buried in LA. Where "must" the will be probated? This person was on Medicaid the last few months of their life. Property owned by this person was owned in conjunction with children since first spouse died without a will.

Asked on 8/08/13, 8:40 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Arthur Geffen Arthur H. Geffen, P.C.

I am not sure what LA law is, but if there is a choice you should chose LA. Otherwise, you will have to probate the will in Texas and do an ancillary probate in LA.

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Answered on 8/08/13, 8:55 am

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