§ 203.001 Applicability of Chapter
§ 203.002 Definition
§ 203.003 County Attorney Authorized to Enforce Restrictions
§ 203.004 Administrative Fee
§ 203.005 Court Costs and Attorney’S Fees

Terms Used In Texas Property Code Chapter 203

  • Affidavit: means a statement in writing of a fact or facts signed by the party making it, sworn to before an officer authorized to administer oaths, and officially certified to by the officer under his seal of office. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • 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
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • lien: include :
    (1) a deed of trust;
    (2) a vendor's lien, a mechanic's, materialman's, or laborer's lien, an attachment or garnishment lien, and a federal or state tax lien;
    (3) a chattel mortgage;
    (4) a judgment; and
    (5) a pledge by hypothecation. See Texas Estates Code 22.024
  • Real property: includes estates and interests in land, whether corporeal or incorporeal or legal or equitable. See Texas Estates Code 22.030
  • Surety: includes a personal surety and a corporate surety. See Texas Estates Code 22.032
  • Ward: means a person for whom a guardian has been appointed. See Texas Estates Code 22.033
  • Year: means 12 consecutive months. See Texas Government Code 311.005