Texas Estates Code

Sec. § 505.101
Suit to Recover Debt


On giving notice by registered or certified mail to all creditors of a decedent in this state who have filed a claim against the decedent’s estate for a debt due to the creditor, a foreign executor or administrator of a person who was a nonresident at the time of death may maintain a suit in this state for the recovery of debts due to the decedent.


The plaintiff’s letters testamentary or of administration granted by a competent tribunal, properly authenticated, must be filed with the suit.
Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 680 (H.B. 2502), Sec. 1, eff. January 1, 2014.

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