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Surviving Spouse Succeeding to Title to Community Property (Probate Code §13540)
State of California
, of legal age, being first duly sworn, deposes and says:
, the decedent mentioned in the attached certified copy of
Certificate of Death, is the same person named as one of the parties in that certain
as community property, recorded as Document
County, California, covering the following described property situated in
the County of
State of California.
That he/she was married to
at the time of the death of the decedent.
That the above-described property has been at all times since acquisition considered the community property of
him/her and decedent. More than forty (40) days have passed since the death of the above named decent, and no
notice has been recorded pursuant to Section 13541 of the Probate Code.
That, with respect to the above-described property, there has not been nor will there be an election filed pursuant to
Probate Code Sections 13502 or 13503 in any probate proceedings in any court of competent jurisdiction.
That the above described property has not passed to someone other than the affiant under the decedent's will or by
intestate succession. That the property has not been disposed of in trust under the decedent's will. That the
decedent's will does not limit the affiant to a qualified ownership.
That this Affidavit is made for the protection and benefit of the surviving spouse, his/her successors, assigns and
personal representatives and all other parties hereafter dealing with or who may acquire an interest in the above
I, certify (or declare) under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct.
Printed Name of Declarant