2005 California Probate Code Sections 8100 Article 1. ContentsPROBATE CODE
8100. The notice of hearing of a petition for administration of a decedent's estate, whether served under Article 2 (commencing with Section 8110) or published under Article 3 (commencing with Section 8120), shall state substantially as follows: NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF _______, ESTATE NO. ____ To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, and contingent creditors of ______ and persons who may be otherwise interested in the will or estate, or both: A petition has been filed by ______ in the Superior Court of California, County of ______, requesting that ______ be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of ______ (and for probate of the decedent's will, which is available for examination in the court file). (The petition requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. This will avoid the need to obtain court approval for many actions taken in connection with the estate. However, before taking certain actions, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or have consented to the proposed action. The petition will be granted unless good cause is shown why it should not be.) The petition is set for hearing in Dept. No. _____ at (Address) on ____________(Date of hearing) at __________(Time of hearing) . IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the deceased, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within four months from the date of first issuance of letters as provided in Section 9100 of the California Probate Code. The time for filing claims will not expire before four months from the date of the hearing noticed above. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are interested in the estate, you may request special notice of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Section 1250 of the California Probate Code. (Name and address of petitioner or petitioner's attorney)
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