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DIVISION 3. GENERAL PROVISIONS OF A PROCEDURAL NATURE [1000 - 1312]

  ( Division 3 enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79. )

PART 2. NOTICES AND CITATIONS [1200 - 1265]

  ( Part 2 enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79. )

CHAPTER 6. Request for Special Notice [1250 - 1252]
  ( Chapter 6 enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79. )

1250.
  

(a) At any time after the issuance of letters in a proceeding under this code for the administration of a decedent’s estate, any person interested in the estate, whether as devisee, heir, creditor, beneficiary under a trust, or as otherwise interested, may, in person or by attorney, file with the court clerk a written request for special notice.

(b) The request for special notice shall be so entitled and shall set forth the name of the person and the address to which notices shall be delivered pursuant to Section 1215.

(c) Special notice may be requested of one or more of the following matters:

(1) Petitions filed in the administration proceeding.

(2) Inventories and appraisals of property in the estate, including any supplemental inventories and appraisals.

(3) Objections to an appraisal.

(4) Accounts of a personal representative.

(5) Reports of status of administration.

(d) Special notice may be requested of any matter in subdivision (c) by describing it, or of all the matters in subdivision (c) by referring generally to “the matters described in subdivision (c) of Section 1250 of the Probate Code” or by using words of similar meaning.

(e) A copy of the request shall be delivered pursuant to Section 1215 to the personal representative or to the attorney for the personal representative. If personally delivered, the request is effective when it is delivered. If mailed or electronically delivered, the request is effective when it is received.

(f) If the original of the request is filed with the court clerk, it shall be accompanied by a written admission or proof of service.

(Amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 319, Sec. 22. (AB 976) Effective January 1, 2018.)

1251.
  

A request for special notice under this chapter may be modified or withdrawn in the same manner as provided for the making of the initial request.

(Enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79.)

1252.
  

(a) Unless the court makes an order dispensing with the notice, if a request has been made pursuant to Section 1250 for special notice of a hearing, the person filing the petition, report, account, or other paper shall give written notice of the filing, together with a copy of the petition, report, account, or other paper, and the time and place set for the hearing, by delivering the documents pursuant to Section 1215 to the person named in the request at the address set forth in the request, at least 15 days before the time set for the hearing.

(b) If a request has been made pursuant to Section 1250 for special notice of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of the estate or of the filing of any other paper that does not require a hearing, the inventory and appraisal or other paper shall be delivered pursuant to Section 1215 not later than 15 days after the inventory and appraisal or other paper is filed with the court.

(Amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 319, Sec. 23. (AB 976) Effective January 1, 2018.)

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