Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes, a free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), an order admitting a will to probate or appointing a personal representative, when it becomes final, is a conclusive determination of the jurisdiction of the court and cannot be collaterally attacked.
(b) Subdivision (a) does not apply in either of the following cases:
(1) The presence of extrinsic fraud in the procurement of the court order.
(2) The court order is based on the erroneous determination of the decedent's death.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Probate Code - PROB § 8007 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/probate-code/prob-sect-8007.html
FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.
Was this helpful?