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Texas Laws | Probate Code
CHAPTER VIII. PROCEEDINGS DURING ADMINISTRATION
PART 1. INVENTORY, APPRAISEMENT, AND LIST OF CLAIMS

(e) If the independent executor files an affidavit in lieu of filing an inventory, appraisement, and list of claims as authorized under Subsection (c) of this section: (2227)

(1) any person interested in the estate, including a possible heir of the decedent or a beneficiary under a prior will of the decedent, is entitled to receive a copy of the inventory, appraisement, and list of claims from the independent executor on written request; (2228)

(2) the independent executor may provide a copy of the inventory, appraisement, and list of claims to any person the independent executor believes in good faith may be a person interested in the estate without liability to the estate or its beneficiaries; and (2229)

(3) a person interested in the estate may apply to the court for an order compelling compliance with Subdivision (1) of this subsection and the court, in its discretion, may compel the independent executor to provide a copy of the inventory, appraisement, and list of claims to the interested person or may deny the application. (2230)

Acts 1955, 54th Leg., p. 88, ch. 55, eff. Jan. 1, 1956. Amended by Acts 1967, 60th Leg., p. 1816, ch. 697, Sec. 4, eff. Aug. 28, 1967; Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 957, Sec. 45, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. (2231)

Amended by: (2232)

Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1338, Sec. 1.28, eff. September 1, 2011. (2233)

Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1338, Sec. 2.54(b)(1), eff. January 1, 2014. (2234)

Text of article effective until January 01, 2014 (2235)

(a) The name of each person indebted to the estate and his address when known. (2236)

(b) The nature of such debt, whether by note, bill, bond, or other written obligation, or by account or verbal contract. (2237)

(c) The date of such indebtedness, and the date when the same was or will be due. (2238)

(d) The amount of each claim, the rate of interest thereon, and time for which the same bears interest. (2239)

(e) In the case of decedent's estate, which of such claims are separate property and which are of the community. (2240)

(f) Repealed by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1338, Sec. 1.42, eff. September 1, 2011. (2241)

Acts 1955, 54th Leg., p. 88, ch. 55, eff. Jan. 1, 1956. (2242)

Amended by: (2243)

Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1338, Sec. 1.42, eff. September 1, 2011. (2244)

Text of article effective until January 01, 2014 (2245)

Sec. 252. AFFIDAVIT TO BE ATTACHED. The representative of the estate shall also attach to such inventory and list of claims his affidavit subscribed and sworn to before an officer in the county authorized by law to administer oaths, that the said inventory and list of claims are a true and complete statement of the property and claims of the estate that have come to his knowledge. (2246)(Text)

(2247)

Acts 1955, 54th Leg., p. 88, ch. 55, eff. Jan. 1, 1956. (2248)

Text of article effective until January 01, 2014 (2249)

Sec. 253. FEES OF APPRAISERS. Each appraiser appointed by the court, as herein authorized, shall be entitled to receive a minimum compensation of Five Dollars ($5) per day, payable out of the estate, for each day that he actually serves in performance of his duties as such. (2250)(Text)

(2251)

Acts 1955, 54th Leg., p. 88, ch. 55, eff. Jan. 1, 1956. Amended by Acts 1957, 55th Leg., p. 53, ch. 31, Sec. 9. (2252)

Text of article effective until January 01, 2014 (2253)

(a) Order of Approval. Should the judge approve the inventory, appraisement, and list of claims, he shall issue an order to that effect. (2254)

(b) Order of Disapproval. Should the judge not approve the inventory, appraisement, or list of claims, or any of them, an order to that effect shall be entered, and it shall further require the return of another inventory, appraisement, and list of claims, or whichever of them is disapproved, within a time specified in such order, not to exceed twenty days from the date of the order; and the judge may also, if deemed necessary, appoint new appraisers. (2255)

Acts 1955, 54th Leg., p. 88, ch. 55, eff. Jan. 1, 1956. (2256)

Text of article effective until January 01, 2014 (2257)

Sec. 256. DISCOVERY OF ADDITIONAL PROPERTY. (a) If, after the filing of the inventory and appraisement, property or claims not included in the inventory shall come to the possession or knowledge of the representative, the representative shall forthwith file with the clerk of court a verified, full, and detailed supplemental inventory and appraisement. (2258)(Text)

(2259)

(b) If, after the filing of an affidavit in lieu of the inventory and appraisement, property or claims not included in the inventory given to the beneficiaries shall come to the possession or knowledge of the representative, the representative shall forthwith file with the clerk of court a supplemental affidavit in lieu of the inventory and appraisement stating that all beneficiaries have received a verified, full, and detailed supplemental inventory and appraisement. (2260)

Acts 1955, 54th Leg., p. 88, ch. 55, eff. Jan. 1, 1956. Amended by Acts 1967, 60th Leg., p. 1816, ch. 697, Sec. 5, eff. Aug. 28, 1967. (2261)

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