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Passage of Property to Spouse

When a husband or wife dies leaving property that passes to the surviving spouse, whether by intestate succession [see Prob. Code, § 6401] or by devise, the property ordinarily passes to the survivor without the necessity for administration. [Prob. Code, § 13500] File Petition in Probate Court and pay filing fees DE221 Notify children and […]