Code Section

Code of Civil Procedure - CCP

PART 2. OF CIVIL ACTIONS [307 - 1062.20]

  ( Part 2 enacted 1872. )
  

TITLE 3. OF THE PARTIES TO CIVIL ACTIONS [367 - 389.5]

  ( Title 3 enacted 1872. )
  

CHAPTER 4. Effect of Death [377.10 - 377.62]

  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 178, Sec. 20. )
  

ARTICLE 3. Decedent’s Cause of Action [377.30 - 377.35]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 178, Sec. 20. )

  
377.30.  

A cause of action that survives the death of the person entitled to commence an action or proceeding passes to the decedent’s successor in interest, subject to Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 7000) of Part 1 of Division 7 of the Probate Code, and an action may be commenced by the decedent’s personal representative or, if none, by the decedent’s successor in interest.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 178, Sec. 20. Effective January 1, 1993.)