Exclusive of the property described in Section 13050, if a decedent dies leaving real property in this state and the gross value of the
decedent's real and personal property in this state does not exceed one hundred sixty-six thousand two hundred fifty dollars ($166,250), as adjusted periodically in accordance with Section 890, and 40 days have elapsed since the death of the decedent, the successor of the decedent
to an interest in a particular item of property that is real property, without procuring
letters of administration or awaiting the probate of the will, may file a petition
in the superior court of the county in which the estate of the decedent may be administered
requesting a court order determining that the petitioner has succeeded to that real
property. A petition under this chapter may include an additional request that the court make
an order determining that the petitioner has succeeded to personal property described
in the petition.
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