§ 105.001 Definitions
§ 105.002 Employment Termination; Employment Contract Void and Unenforceable
§ 105.003 Suit to Appeal Termination

Terms Used In Texas Labor Code Chapter 105

  • Court: means and includes:
    (1) a county court in the exercise of its probate jurisdiction;
    (2) a court created by statute and authorized to exercise original probate jurisdiction; and
    (3) a district court exercising original probate jurisdiction in a contested matter. See Texas Estates Code 22.007
  • Estate: means a decedent's property, as that property:
    (1) exists originally and as the property changes in form by sale, reinvestment, or otherwise;
    (2) is augmented by any accretions and other additions to the property, including any property to be distributed to the decedent's representative by the trustee of a trust that terminates on the decedent's death, and substitutions for the property; and
    (3) is diminished by any decreases in or distributions from the property. See Texas Estates Code 22.012
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Heir: means a person who is entitled under the statutes of descent and distribution to a part of the estate of a decedent who dies intestate. See Texas Estates Code 22.015
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Legatee: includes a person who is entitled to a legacy under a will. See Texas Estates Code 22.021
  • Person: includes a natural person and a corporation. See Texas Estates Code 22.027
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.