Getting Appointed As Executor Or Administrator In A California Probate Case

Are you the proper person for the California probate court to appoint as administrator or executor of a dead person’s estate? California probate law provides a list of people in a particular order of priority who are entitled to be empowered to run a probate case. Here is a partial priority list:

(a) Surviving spouse or domestic partner.
(b) Children.
(c) Grandchildren.
(d) Other issue.
(e) Parents.
(f) Brothers and sisters.

For a complete list, see California Probate Code Section 8461.

For probate help in California, speak with Mitchell A. Port, an attorney licensed to practice probate law in California. Call (310) 559-5259.