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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 7. COMPENSATION OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND ATTORNEY FOR THE PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE [10800 - 10850]

  ( Heading of Part 7 amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 563, Sec. 25. )
  

CHAPTER 1. Amount of Compensation [10800 - 10814]

  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79. )
  

ARTICLE 1. Compensation of Personal Representative [10800 - 10805]
  ( Heading of Article 1 added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 710, Sec. 33. )

  
10801.  

(a) Subject to the provisions of this part, in addition to the compensation provided by Section 10800, the court may allow additional compensation for extraordinary services by the personal representative in an amount the court determines is just and reasonable.

(b) The personal representative may also employ or retain tax counsel, tax auditors, accountants, or other tax experts for the performance of any action which such persons, respectively, may lawfully perform in the computation, reporting, or making of tax returns, or in negotiations or litigation which may be necessary for the final determination and payment of taxes, and pay from the funds of the estate for such services.

(Amended by Stats. 1991, Ch. 82, Sec. 28. Effective June 30, 1991. Operative July 1, 1991, by Sec. 31 of Ch. 82.)