2017 California Code
Probate Code - PROB
DIVISION 7 - ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES OF DECEDENTS
PART 2 - OPENING ESTATE ADMINISTRATION
CHAPTER 1 - Commencement of Proceedings
Section 8001.

Universal Citation: CA Prob Code § 8001 (2017)
8001.  

Unless good cause for delay is shown, if a person named in a will as executor fails to petition the court for administration of the estate within 30 days after the person has knowledge of the death of the decedent and that the person is named as executor, the person may be held to have waived the right to appointment as personal representative.

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

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