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Subject to the provisions of this article, a person in the following relation to the decedent is entitled to appointment as administrator in the following order of priority:
(a) Surviving spouse or domestic partner as defined in Section 37 .
(d) Other issue.
(f) Brothers and sisters.
(g) Issue of brothers and sisters.
(i) Issue of grandparents.
(j) Children of a predeceased spouse or domestic partner.
(k) Other issue of a predeceased spouse or domestic partner.
(l) Other next of kin.
(m) Parents of a predeceased spouse or domestic partner.
(n) Issue of parents of a predeceased spouse or domestic partner.
(o) Conservator or guardian of the estate acting in that capacity at the time of death who has filed a first account and is not acting as conservator or guardian for any other person.
(p) Public administrator.
(r) Any other person.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Probate Code - PROB § 8461 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/probate-code/prob-sect-8461/
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