If the decedent had evidence of ownership of the property described in the affidavit
or declaration and the holder of the property would have had the right to require
proof of ownership before the duty to pay deliver, or transfer the property would
have arisen, the evidence of ownership, if available, shall be presented to the holder
of the property along with the affidavit or declaration if such evidence is rightfully
If such evidence is not presented, the holder may condition payment, transfer, or
delivery of the property on presentation of a bond in sufficient amount to indemnify
the holder against all liability that may be incurred. CAL. PROB. CODE § 13102 (2014).