Texas Laws - Probate Code
CHAPTER I. GENERAL PROVISIONS
Sec. 11A. EXEMPTION FROM PROBATE FEES FOR ESTATES OF CERTAIN MILITARY SERVICEMEMBERS. (a) In this section, "combat zone" means an area that the president of the United States by executive order designates for purposes of 26 U.

Sec. 11A. EXEMPTION FROM PROBATE FEES FOR ESTATES OF CERTAIN MILITARY SERVICEMEMBERS. (a) In this section, "combat zone" means an area that the president of the United States by executive order designates for purposes of 26 U. (296)(1-click HTML)

S.C. Section 112 as an area in which armed forces of the United States are or have engaged in combat. (297)

(b) Notwithstanding any other law, the clerk of a county court may not charge, or collect from, the estate of a decedent any of the following fees if the decedent died while in active service as a member of the armed forces of the United States in a combat zone: (298)

(1) a fee for or associated with the filing of the decedent's will for probate; and (299)

(2) a fee for any service rendered by the probate court regarding the administration of the decedent's estate. (300)

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 940, Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 2007. (301)

Without reference to the amendment of this section, this section was repealed by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 614, Sec. 2.02, eff. January 1, 2014. (302)

(1) "Eligible decedent" means an individual listed in Section 615.003, Government Code. (303)

(2) "Line of duty" and "personal injury" have the meanings assigned by Section 615.021(e), Government Code. (304)

(b) Notwithstanding any other law, the clerk of a court may not charge, or collect from, the estate of an eligible decedent any of the following fees if the decedent died as a result of a personal injury sustained in the line of duty in the individual's position as described by Section 615.003, Government Code: (305)

(1) a fee for or associated with the filing of the decedent's will for probate; and (306)

(2) a fee for any service rendered by the court regarding the administration of the decedent's estate. (307)

Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 614, Sec. 1.01, eff. September 1, 2011. (308)

Amended by: (309)

Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 614, Sec. 2.02, eff. January 1, 2014. (310)

Text of article effective until January 01, 2014 (311)

  

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