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Probate Code - PROB

DIVISION 7. ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES OF DECEDENTS [7000 - 12591]

  ( Division 7 enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79. )

PART 5. ESTATE MANAGEMENT [9600 - 10382]

  ( Part 5 enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79. )

CHAPTER 8. Actions and Proceedings by or Against Personal Representative [9820 - 9823]
  ( Chapter 8 enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79. )

9820.
  

The personal representative may:

(a) Commence and maintain actions and proceedings for the benefit of the estate.

(b) Defend actions and proceedings against the decedent, the personal representative, or the estate.

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

9822.
  

The personal representative may bring an action on the bond of any former personal representative of the same estate, for the use and benefit of all interested persons.

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

9823.
  

(a) If the decedent leaves an undivided interest in any property, an action for partition of the property may be brought against the personal representative.

(b) The personal representative may bring an action against the other cotenants for partition of any property in which the decedent left an undivided interest.

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

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