Tex. Est. Code § 101.001

Current through the 87th Legislature (2021) Third Special Session
Section 101.001 - Passage Of Estate On Decedent's Death
(a) Subject to Section 101.051, if a person dies leaving a lawful will:
(1) all of the person's estate that is devised by the will vests immediately in the devisees;
(2) all powers of appointment granted in the will vest immediately in the donees of those powers; and
(3) all of the person's estate that is not devised by the will vests immediately in the person's heirs at law.
(b) Subject to Section 101.051, the estate of a person who dies intestate vests immediately in the person's heirs at law.

Tex. Estates § 101.001

Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 680, Sec. 1, eff. January 1, 2014.