2011 California Code
Probate Code
CHAPTER 3. Identity of Heirs
Section 249

CA Prob Code § 249 (through 2012 Leg Sess) What's This?

At any time before the hearing any person interested in the property may answer the petition and deny any of the matters contained therein. The court shall hear the proofs offered by the petitioner and by any person contesting and shall make a decree conformable to the proofs. The decree shall be prima facie evidence of the facts determined thereby, and shall be conclusive in favor of anyone acting thereon in good faith without notice of any conflicting interest.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 871, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1993.)

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