Texas Estates Code - EST § 452.002. Application for Appointment

(a) A person may file with the court clerk a written application for the appointment of a temporary administrator of a decedent's estate under this subchapter.

(b) The application must:

(1) be verified;

(2) include the information required by:

(A)  Sections 256.052 , 256.053 , and 256.054 , if the decedent died testate;  or

(B)  Section 301.052 , if the decedent died intestate;  and

(3) include an affidavit that:

(A) states the name, address, and interest of the applicant;

(B) states the facts showing an immediate necessity for the appointment of a temporary administrator;

(C) lists the requested powers and duties of the temporary administrator;

(D) states that the applicant is entitled to letters of temporary administration and is not disqualified by law from serving as a temporary administrator;  and

(E) describes the property that the applicant believes to be in the decedent's estate.

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