Texas Estates Code § 56.001. Change of Resident Agent

(a) A personal representative of an estate may change the representative's resident agent to accept service of process in a probate proceeding or other action relating to the estate by filing with the court in which the probate proceeding is pending a statement titled “Designation of Successor Resident Agent” that states the names and addresses of:

(1) the representative;

(2) the resident agent;  and

(3) the successor resident agent.

(b) The designation of a successor resident agent takes effect on the date a statement under Subsection (a) is filed with the court.

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