CCP 427     

Art. 427.  Action against obligor's heirs or legatees

An action to enforce an obligation, if the obligor is dead, may be brought against the heirs, universal legatees, or general legatees, who have accepted his succession, except as otherwise provided by law.  The liability of these heirs and legatees is determined by the provisions of the Civil Code.

Acts 1997, No. 1421, §3, eff. July 1, 1999.