Texas Code of Criminal Procedure - CRIM P Art. 55.011. Right of Close Relative to Seek Expunction on Behalf of Deceased Person

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(a) In this article, “close relative of a deceased person” means the grandparent, parent, spouse, or adult brother, sister, or child of a deceased person.

(b) A close relative of a deceased person who, if not deceased, would be entitled to expunction of records and files under Article 55.01 may file on behalf of the deceased person an ex parte petition for expunction under Section 2 or 2a, Article 55.02.  If the court finds that the deceased person would be entitled to expunction of any record or file that is the subject of the petition, the court shall enter an order directing expunction.

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