Cal. Prob. Code § 103

Current through the 2021 Legislative Session
Section 103 - Simultaneous death

Except as provided by Section 224, if spouses die leaving community or quasi-community property and it cannot be established by clear and convincing evidence that one spouse survived the other:

(a) One-half of the community property and one-half of the quasi-community property shall be administered or distributed, or otherwise dealt with, as if one spouse had survived and as if that one-half belonged to that spouse.
(b) The other one-half of the community property and the other one-half of the quasi-community property shall be administered or distributed, or otherwise dealt with, as if the other spouse had survived and as if that one-half belonged to that spouse.

Ca. Prob. Code § 103

Amended by Stats 2016 ch 50 (SB 1005),s 81, eff. 1/1/2017.