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If a person is not named as executor in a will but it appears by the terms of the will that the testator intended to commit the execution of the will and the administration of the estate to the person, the person is entitled to appointment as personal representative in the same manner as if named as executor.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Probate Code - PROB § 8421 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/probate-code/prob-sect-8421.html
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