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Texas Property Code - PROP § 58.008. Assignment of Lien

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Sec. 3. (a) The election to take the share hereinbefore provided shall be in writing, signed and acknowledged by the surviving spouse or by the guardian of his estate and shall be filed in the office of the clerk of the court.  It may be in the following form:

I, A.B., surviving wife (or husband) of C.D., late of the county of _____ and state of _____, do hereby elect to take my legal share in the estate of the said C.D. and I do hereby renounce provisions in the will of the said C.D. inconsistent herewith.




(b) Said election shall be recorded by such clerk in the record of wills, marginal reference being made from such record to the book and page in which such will is recorded, and from the record of such will to the book and page where such election is recorded.

(c) The clerk shall cause a copy of said election to be served upon the personal representative and his attorney of record by United States mail addressed to such persons at their respective addresses as shown by the petition for probate of will and appointment of personal representative.

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