Texas Estates Code

Sec. § 308.054
Permissive Notice to Unsecured Creditor


At any time before an estate administration is closed, a personal representative may give notice by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested, to an unsecured creditor who has a claim for money against the estate.


Notice given under Subsection (a) must:


expressly state that the creditor must present the claim before the 121st day after the date of the receipt of the notice or the claim is barred, if the claim is not barred by the general statutes of limitation; and




the date the letters testamentary or of administration held by the personal representative were issued to the representative;


the address to which the claim may be presented; and


an instruction of the representative’s choice that the claim be addressed in care of:


the representative;


the representative’s attorney; or


“Representative, Estate of _______” (naming the estate).
Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 680 (H.B. 2502), Sec. 1, eff. January 1, 2014.
Amended by:
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1136 (H.B. 2912), Sec. 39, eff. January 1, 2014.

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