2017 California Code
Probate Code - PROB
DIVISION 2 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
PART 15 - DEPOSIT OF ESTATE PLANNING DOCUMENTS WITH ATTORNEY
CHAPTER 2 - Duties and Liabilities of Attorney
Section 713.

Universal Citation: CA Prob Code § 713 (2017)
713.  

The acceptance by an attorney of a document for deposit imposes no duty on the attorney to do either of the following:

(a) Inquire into the content, validity, invalidity, or completeness of the document, or the correctness of any information in the document.

(b) Provide continuing legal services to the depositor or to any beneficiary under the document. This subdivision does not affect the duty, if any, of the drafter of the document to provide continuing legal services to any person.

(Added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 519, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1994.)

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