California Code, Code of Civil Procedure - CCP § 377.40

Subject to Part 4 (commencing with Section 9000 ) of Division 7 of the Probate Code governing creditor claims, a cause of action against a decedent that survives may be asserted against the decedent's personal representative or, to the extent provided by statute, against the decedent's successor in interest.


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