Fees and Compensation of Public Officials in Texas
General Books LLC, 2009 - 120 pages
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916. Excerpt: ... FEES OF OFFICE OF COUNTY OFFICIALS. COUNTY JUDGE. Article 3849. Fees of County Judge in Probate Matters.--The county judge shall receive the following fees in probate matters Act Aug. 23, 1876, p. 284, Sec. 6: Probating a will. $ 2.00 Granting letters testamentary of administration or of guardianship 50 Each order of sale...50 Each approval and confirmation of sale 50 Each decree refusing order of sale, or refusing confirmation of sale.50 Each decree of partition and distribution 2.00 Each decree approving or setting aside the report of commissioner of partition and distribution 2.00 Each decree removing an executor, administrator, or guardian, to be paid by such executor, administrator or guardian 1.00 Each fiat or certificate 50 Each continuance 10 Each order, not otherwise provided for 50 Administering oath or affirmation with certificate and seal....50 Administering oath or affirmation without certificate and seal..25 Article 3850. Commission Allowed County Judge.--There shall also be allowed the county judge a commission of one-half of one per cent, upon the actual cash receipts of each executor, administrator or guardian, upon the approval of the exhibits and the final settlement of the account of such executor, administrator or guardian, but no more than one such commission shall be charged on any amount received by any such executor, administrator or guardian, lb. The judge is not entitled to commissions on the cash receipts of a survivor in community; as, the proceeds of sales made in the management of the estate outside of the court. Mann vs. Earnest, 25 S. W. Rep., 1042, 6 C. A., 606. A court has no authority to fix the compensation of an officer for services rendered in the absence of a statutory provision. Wharton County vs. Ahldag, 84 T., 12...
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