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The insurer may deny or otherwise contest its liability in an action under this chapter or by an independent action. Unless the personal representative is joined as a party, a judgment in the action under this chapter or in the independent action does not adjudicate rights by or against the estate.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Probate Code - PROB § 553 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/probate-code/prob-sect-553/
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