Texas Estates Code - EST § 305.002. Manner of Qualification of Personal Representative

(a) A personal representative, other than an executor described by Subsection (b), is considered to have qualified when the representative has:

(1) taken and filed the oath prescribed by Subchapter B;  1

(2) filed the required bond with the clerk;  and

(3) obtained the judge's approval of the bond.

(b) An executor who is not required to give a bond is considered to have qualified when the executor has taken and filed the oath prescribed by Subchapter B.

1  V.T.C.A., Estates Code § 305.051 et seq.

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