Determination of Heirship

Determination of Heirship

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When someone dies without a will (i.e. intestate), the Texas Estates Code outlines and identifies the decedent's heirs in various scenarios. Learn more about intestate succession.

A determination of heirship is a court proceeding where the court declares the decedent’s heirs, and outlines the heirs' respective shares and interests in the decedent's property according to the Texas Estates Code.