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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. )

  
377.31.  

On motion after the death of a person who commenced an action or proceeding, the court shall allow a pending action or proceeding that does not abate to be continued 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.)