CCP 3396.5     

Art. 3396.5.  Independent administration when decedent dies intestate

When a decedent dies intestate, all of the intestate successors may agree on the advisability of having an independent administration and collectively designate, in the application for administration of the decedent's estate, or thereafter, a qualified person to serve as independent administrator.  In such case, the court shall enter an order granting independent administration and appointing the person designated in the application as independent administrator.

Acts 2001, No. 974, §1.