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Go back to: Title 13 Decedents’ Estates, Guardianships, Transfers, Trusts, and Health Care Decisions
Go back to: Chapter 12. Intestacy, Wills, and Donative Transfers.

Sec. 13.12.516. Duty of custodian of will; liability.
After the death of a testator and on request of an interested person, a person having custody of a will of the testator shall deliver it with reasonable promptness to a person able to secure its probate and, if the person with custody does not know of a person able to secure the will’s probate, to an appropriate court. A person who wilfully fails to deliver a will is liable to a person aggrieved for any damages that may be sustained by the failure. A person who wilfully refuses or fails to deliver a will after being ordered by the court in a proceeding brought for the purpose of compelling delivery is subject to penalty for contempt of court.

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