2018 California Code
Probate Code - PROB
DIVISION 2 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
PART 15 - DEPOSIT OF ESTATE PLANNING DOCUMENTS WITH ATTORNEY
CHAPTER 3 - Termination of Deposit
ARTICLE 2 - Termination by Attorney
Section 734.

Universal Citation: CA Prob Code § 734 (2018)
734.  

(a) In cases not governed by subdivision (b) or (c), after the death of the depositor an attorney may terminate a deposit by personal delivery of the document to the depositor’s personal representative.

(b) If the document is a will and the attorney has actual notice that the depositor has died but does not have actual notice that a personal representative has been appointed for the depositor, an attorney may terminate a deposit only as provided in Section 8200.

(c) If the document is a trust, after the death of the depositor an attorney may terminate a deposit by personal delivery of the document either to the depositor’s personal representative or to the trustee named in the document.

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

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