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(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.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Estates Code - EST § 101.001. Passage of Estate on Decedent's Death - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/estates-code/est-sect-101-001/
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