Cal. Prob. Code § 258

Current through the 2022 Legislative Session.
Section 258 - Killer not entitled to bring action for wrongful death or benefit from action brought by personal representative

A person who feloniously and intentionally kills the decedent is not entitled to bring an action for wrongful death of the decedent or to benefit from the action brought by the decedent's personal representative. The persons who may bring an action for wrongful death of the decedent and to benefit from the action are determined as if the killer had predeceased the decedent.

Ca. Prob. Code § 258

Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 178, Sec. 29.5. Effective January 1, 1993.