Code Section

Code of Civil Procedure - CCP

PART 2. OF CIVIL ACTIONS [307 - 1062.20]

  ( Part 2 enacted 1872. )
  

TITLE 6. OF THE PLEADINGS IN CIVIL ACTIONS [420 - 475]

  ( Title 6 enacted 1872. )
  

CHAPTER 3. Objections to Pleadings; Denials and Defenses [430.10 - 432.10]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 244. )
  

ARTICLE 1. Objections to Pleadings [430.10 - 430.90]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 244. )

  
430.20.  

A party against whom an answer has been filed may object, by demurrer as provided in Section 430.30, to the answer upon any one or more of the following grounds:

(a) The answer does not state facts sufficient to constitute a defense.

(b) The answer is uncertain. As used in this subdivision, “uncertain” includes ambiguous and unintelligible.

(c) Where the answer pleads a contract, it cannot be ascertained from the answer whether the contract is written or oral.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 244.)