California Code of Civil Procedure Section 377.40

377.40. Subject to Part 4 (commencing with Section 9000) of Division 7 of the Probate Code governing creditor claims, a cause of action against a decedent that survives may be asserted against the decedent s personal representative or, to the extent provided by statute, against the decedent s successor in interest.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 178, Sec. 20. Effective January 1, 1993.)

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