2011 California Code
Probate Code
DIVISION 6. WILLS AND INTESTATE SUCCESSION [6100 - 6806]
PART 4. ESCHEAT OF DECEDENT'S PROPERTY
Section 6800


CA Prob Code § 6800 (through 2012 Leg Sess) What's This?

(a) If a decedent, whether or not the decedent was domiciled in this state, leaves no one to take the decedent s estate or any portion thereof by testate succession, and no one other than a government or governmental subdivision or agency to take the estate or a portion thereof by intestate succession, under the laws of this state or of any other jurisdiction, the same escheats at the time of the decedent s death in accordance with this part.

(b) Property that escheats to the state under this part, whether held by the state or its officers, is subject to the same charges and trusts to which it would have been subject if it had passed by succession and is also subject to the provisions of Title 10 (commencing with Section 1300) of Part 3 of the Code of Civil Procedure relating to escheated estates.

(Enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79.)

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