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“Beneficiary” means a person to whom a donative transfer of property is made or that person's successor in interest, and:
(a) As it relates to the intestate estate of a decedent, means an heir.
(b) As it relates to the testate estate of a decedent, means a devisee.
(c) As it relates to a trust, means a person who has any present or future interest, vested or contingent.
(d) As it relates to a charitable trust, includes any person entitled to enforce the trust.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Probate Code - PROB § 24 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/probate-code/prob-sect-24.html
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