California Code, Corporations Code - CORP § 1907

(a) The board, in lieu of filing the certificate of dissolution, may petition the superior court of the proper county for an order declaring the corporation duly wound up and dissolved.  Such petition shall be filed in the name of the corporation.

(b) Upon the filing of the petition, the court shall make an order requiring all persons interested to show cause why an order should not be made declaring the corporation duly wound up and dissolved and shall direct that the order be served by notice to all creditors, claimants and shareholders in the same manner as the notice given under subdivision (b) of Section 1807 .

(c) Any person claiming to be interested as shareholder, creditor or otherwise may appear in the proceeding at any time before the expiration of 30 days from the completion of publication of the order to show cause and contest the petition, and upon failure to appear such person's claim shall be barred.

(d) Thereafter an order shall be entered and filed and have the effect as prescribed in Sections 1808 and 1809 .


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