Tex. Est. Code Section 1051.053
Service by Posting


The county clerk shall deliver the original and a copy of a citation or notice required to be posted to the sheriff or a constable of the county in which the proceeding is pending. The sheriff or constable shall post the copy at the door of the county courthouse or the location in or near the courthouse where public notices are customarily posted.


Citation or notice under this section must be posted for at least 10 days before the return day of the citation or notice, excluding the date of posting, except as provided by Section 1051.152 (Validity of Service and Return on Citation or Notice Served by Posting)(b). The date of service of citation or notice by posting is the date of posting.


A sheriff or constable who posts a copy of a citation or notice under this section shall return the original citation or notice to the county clerk and state the date and location of the posting in a written return of the copy of the citation or notice.


The method of service prescribed by this section applies when a guardian is required or permitted to post a notice. The notice must be:


issued in the name of the guardian;


addressed and delivered to, and posted and returned by, the appropriate officer; and


filed with the county clerk.
Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 823 (H.B. 2759), Sec. 1.02, eff. January 1, 2014.

Source: Section 1051.053 — Service by Posting, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/ES/htm/ES.­1051.­htm#1051.­053 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 1051.053’s source at texas​.gov