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Except as provided in this chapter, when a spouse dies intestate leaving property that passes to the surviving spouse under Section 6401, or dies testate and by his or her will devises all or a part of his or her property to the surviving spouse, the property passes to the survivor subject to the provisions of Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 13540) and Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 13550), and no administration is necessary.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Probate Code - PROB § 13500 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/probate-code/prob-sect-13500.html
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