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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 2. OPENING ESTATE ADMINISTRATION [8000 - 8577]

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

CHAPTER 4. Appointment of Personal Representative [8400 - 8577]

  ( Chapter 4 enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79. )
  

ARTICLE 2. Executors [8420 - 8425]
  ( Article 2 enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79. )

  
8421.  

If a person is not named as executor in a will but it appears by the terms of the will that the testator intended to commit the execution of the will and the administration of the estate to the person, the person is entitled to appointment as personal representative in the same manner as if named as executor.

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