Is it by law that next heir have to go by that old lease? 1 Answers as of November 02, 2016

My grandmother had land under lease with oil and gas lease but passed away with no will. Land was not on probate but passed to next heir which was is under an old lease.

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When someone dies, their property will pass either by a will, or by the intestacy laws. Contractual rights under a lease are considered property.
Answer Applies to: Texas
Replied: 11/2/2016
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