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Probate Code - PROB


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

PART 16. JURISDICTION [800 - 801]
  ( Part 16 added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 806, Sec. 4. )


The court in proceedings under this code is a court of general jurisdiction and the court, or a judge of the court, has the same power and authority with respect to the proceedings as otherwise provided by law for a superior court, or a judge of the superior court, including, but not limited to, the matters authorized by Section 128 of the Code of Civil Procedure.

(Added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 806, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1995.)


The court, on its own motion or on the motion of any interested party, may order that an action or proceeding not specifically provided in this code be determined in a separate civil action. Upon the payment of the appropriate filing fees, the court may order transfer of the severed action or proceeding to the separate civil action.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 862, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1997.)

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