Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes, a free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.
(a) In this section, “interested person” means an heir, spouse, creditor, or any other having a property right in or claim against the decedent's estate.
(b) On application of an interested person or on the court's own motion, a court may issue an order requiring a financial institution to release to the person named in the order information concerning the balance of each account that is maintained at the financial institution of a decedent who dies intestate if:
(1) 90 days have elapsed since the date of the decedent's death;
(2) no petition for the appointment of a personal representative for the decedent's estate is pending; and
(3) no letters testamentary or of administration have been granted with respect to the estate.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Estates Code - EST § 153.003. Court-Ordered Access to Intestate's Account Information - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/estates-code/est-sect-153-003/
FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.