2018 California Code
Code of Civil Procedure - CCP
PART 2 - OF CIVIL ACTIONS
TITLE 3 - OF THE PARTIES TO CIVIL ACTIONS
CHAPTER 4 - Effect of Death
ARTICLE 3 - Decedent’s Cause of Action
A cause of action that survives the death of the person entitled to commence an action or proceeding passes to the decedent’s successor in interest, subject to Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 7000) of Part 1 of Division 7 of the Probate Code, and an action may be commenced by the decedent’s personal representative or, if none, by the decedent’s successor in interest.
(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 178, Sec. 20. Effective January 1, 1993.)