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DIVISION 7. ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES OF DECEDENTS [7000 - 12591]

  ( Division 7 enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79. )

PART 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS [7000 - 7666]

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

CHAPTER 2. Jurisdiction and Courts [7050 - 7072]

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

ARTICLE 1. Jurisdiction and Venue [7050 - 7052]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79. )

7050.
  

The superior court has jurisdiction of proceedings under this code concerning the administration of the decedent’s estate.

(Amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 806, Sec. 22. Effective January 1, 1995.)

7051.
  

If the decedent was domiciled in this state at the time of death, the proper county for proceedings concerning administration of the decedent’s estate is the county in which the decedent was domiciled, regardless of where the decedent died.

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

7052.
  

If the decedent was not domiciled in this state at the time of death, the proper county for proceedings under this code concerning the administration of the decedent’s estate is one of the following:

(a) If property of the nondomiciliary decedent is located in the county in which the nondomiciliary decedent died, the county in which the nondomiciliary decedent died.

(b) If no property of the nondomiciliary decedent is located in the county in which the nondomiciliary decedent died or if the nondomiciliary decedent did not die in this state, any county in which property of the nondomiciliary decedent is located, regardless of where the nondomiciliary decedent died. If property of the nondomiciliary decedent is located in more than one county, the proper county is the county in which a petition for ancillary administration is first filed, and the court in that county has jurisdiction of the administration of the estate.

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

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