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This is a link to an exhaustive checklist that relates everything that you have to do to file a Small Estate Affidavit (SEA) in TX. It gives you a step by step explanation of how to complete the SEA. It states it is for Travis county, but the same process applies anywhere within the state.
TX Small Estate Affidavit Checklist
You can usually download the SEA from the particular county court's website or you can visit the clerk to obtain a written copy.