Texas Probate Code - Section 5B. Transfer Of Proceeding
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§ 5B. TRANSFER OF PROCEEDING. (a) A judge of a statutory
probate court, on the motion of a party to the action or on the
motion of a person interested in an estate, may transfer to his
court from a district, county, or statutory court a cause of action
appertaining to or incident to an estate pending in the statutory
probate court or a cause of action in which a personal
representative of an estate pending in the statutory probate court
is a party and may consolidate the transferred cause of action with
the other proceedings in the statutory probate court relating to
(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter,
the proper venue for an action by or against a personal
representative for personal injury, death, or property damages is
determined under Section 15.007, Civil Practice and Remedies Code.
Added by Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 5228, ch. 958, § 1, eff. Sept.
1, 1983. Amended by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 1431, § 1, eff.
Sept. 1, 1999; Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 204, § 3.06, eff. Sept.
Last modified: August 11, 2007