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DIVISION 2. GENERAL PROVISIONS [100 - 890]

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

PART 15. DEPOSIT OF ESTATE PLANNING DOCUMENTS WITH ATTORNEY [700 - 735]

  ( Part 15 added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 519, Sec. 4. )

CHAPTER 1. Definitions [700 - 704]
  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 519, Sec. 4. )

700.
  

Unless the provision or context otherwise requires, the definitions in this chapter govern the construction of this part.

(Added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 519, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1994.)

701.
  

“Attorney” means an individual licensed to practice law in this state.

(Added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 519, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1994.)

702.
  

“Deposit” means delivery of a document by a depositor to an attorney for safekeeping or authorization by a depositor for an attorney to retain a document for safekeeping.

(Added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 519, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1994.)

703.
  

“Depositor” means a natural person who deposits the person’s document with an attorney.

(Added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 519, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1994.)

704.
  

“Document” means any of the following:

(a) A signed original will, declaration of trust, trust amendment, or other document modifying a will or trust.

(b) A signed original power of attorney.

(c) A signed original nomination of conservator.

(d) Any other signed original instrument that the attorney and depositor agree in writing to make subject to this part.

(Added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 519, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1994.)

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