Texas Estates Code - EST § 453.007. Delivery of Community Estate on Final Partition

On final partition of the community estate, the surviving spouse shall deliver to the deceased spouse's heirs or devisees their interest in the estate, and the increase in and profits of the interest, after deducting from the interest:

(1) the proportion of the community debts chargeable to the interest;

(2) unavoidable losses;

(3) necessary and reasonable expenses;  and

(4) a reasonable commission for the management of the interest.

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