Texas Estates Code - EST § 452.006. Notice of Appointment

(a) On the date the county clerk issues letters of temporary administration:

(1) the county clerk shall post on the courthouse door a notice of the appointment to all interested persons;  and

(2) the appointee shall notify, by certified mail, return receipt requested, the decedent's known heirs of the appointment.

(b) A notice required under Subsection (a) must state that:

(1) an heir or other interested person may request a hearing to contest the appointment not later than the 15th day after the date the letters of temporary administration are issued;

(2) if no contest is made during the period specified by the notice, the appointment continues for the period specified in the order appointing a temporary administrator;  and

(3) the court may make the appointment permanent.

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