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If proceedings are commenced in this state for the administration of the estate of the deceased spouse and the time for filing claims has commenced, any action upon the liability of the surviving spouse pursuant to Section 13550 is barred to the same extent as provided for claims under Part 4 (commencing with Section 9000) of Division 7, except as to the following:
(a) Creditors who commence judicial proceedings for the enforcement of the debt and serve the surviving spouse with the complaint therein prior to the expiration of the time for filing claims.
(b) Creditors who have or who secure the surviving spouse's acknowledgment in writing of the liability of the surviving spouse for the debts.
(c) Creditors who file a timely claim in the proceedings for the administration of the estate of the deceased spouse.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Probate Code - PROB § 13552 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/probate-code/prob-sect-13552/
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