Learn About Unfair Wills and Texas Probate - Time Limits Time limits for contesting a will

Can you probate a will after four years?

Statute of limitations on contesting a will in Texas.A will has to be filed for probate within four years of the death of the testator. After four years, a will can be filed as a muniment of title but only if the person filing the will is not "in default." When a late filed will is opposed, the issue is usually concerned with whether or not the person filing the will late was in default.

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Find Out About the Statute of Limitations to Challenge a Will.

Tyler Probate LawyerIn Texas, the time limits for challenging a will, what the law refers to as the statute of limitationsstatute of limitations, is complicated.  It is complicated because the time limits for challenging the will center around the date that the will is admitted to probate, not the date of death of the testator.  See the article on the probate process to become familiar with how a will is probated and to learn what "admitted to probate" means.

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The Statute of Limitations limits your time!

Take action now on your inheritance claim If you have an inheritance question including a dispute involving wills, trust, mismanaged estates or inheritance rights, you need to take action now. Each state has statutes of limitation that will prohibit you from taking any action if you wait too long.

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