2005 California Probate Code Sections 12510-12513 Article 1. Opening Ancillary AdministrationPROBATE CODE
12510. Any interested person, or a sister state or foreign nation personal representative, may commence an ancillary administration proceeding by a petition to the court for either or both of the following: (a) Probate of the nondomiciliary decedent's will. (b) Appointment of a local personal representative. 12511. The proper county for an ancillary administration proceeding under this chapter is the county determined pursuant to Section 7052. 12512. Notice of an ancillary administration proceeding shall be given and, except as provided in Article 2 (commencing with Section 12520), the same proceedings had as in the case of a petition for probate of a will or appointment of a personal representative of a person who dies domiciled in this state. 12513. If the decedent dies while domiciled in a sister state, a personal representative appointed by a court of the decedent's domicile has priority over all other persons except where the decedent's will nominates a different person to be the personal representative in this state. The sister state personal representative may nominate another person as personal representative and the nominee has the same priority as the sister state personal representative.
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