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The slayer rule doesn’t always apply

Contesting a will in Texas.

Written by Robert Ray

Robert Ray is the Editor and owner of this site. Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law — Texas Board of Legal Specialization. We handle inheritance disputes throughout Texas. Our principal office is in Lantana, Texas (DFW area).

Last updated Nov 17, 2020

Recent UK case on the Slayer Rule

Texas doesn’t recognize the Slayer Rule but has procedures to accomplish the same end result. See this article. The Slayer Rule is a rule that court’s use to prevent a murderer from inheriting from the person he killed. A link to the article is here:

Abused Wife Can Inherit Killed Husband’s Estate

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