CCP 802     

Art. 802.  Compulsory substitution for deceased party; summons

On ex parte written motion of any other party, supported by an affidavit of the truth of the facts alleged, the court may order the issuance of a summons to the legal successor to appear and substitute himself for the deceased party.  This summons shall show the title and docket number of the action, and the name and address of the court where the action is pending.