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Code of Civil Procedure - CCP

PART 2. OF CIVIL ACTIONS [307 - 1062.20]

  ( Part 2 enacted 1872. )

TITLE 10.5. PARTITION OF REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY [872.010 - 874.240]

  ( Title 10.5 added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 73. )

CHAPTER 2. Commencement of Action [872.210 - 872.550]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 73. )

ARTICLE 2. Summons [872.310 - 872.330]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 73. )

872.310.
  

(a) The form, content, and manner of service of summons shall be as in civil actions generally.

(b) Service on persons named as parties pursuant to Sections 872.530(b) and 872.550, and on other persons named as unknown defendants, shall be by publication pursuant to Section 415.50 and the provisions of this article.

(Added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 73.)

872.320.
  

Where the court orders service by publication, such order shall be subject to the following conditions:

(a) The plaintiff shall post, not later than 10 days after the date the order is made, a copy of the summons and complaint on the real property that is the subject of the action.

(b) The plaintiff shall record, if not already recorded, a notice of the pendency of the action.

(c) The publication shall describe the property that is the subject of the action. In addition to particularly describing the property, the publication shall describe the property by giving its street address, if any, or other common designation, if any; but, if a legal description of the property is given, the validity of the publication shall not be affected by the fact that the street address or other common designation recited is erroneous or that the street address or other common designation is omitted.

(Added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 73.)

872.330.
  

(a) Where the court orders service by publication, the publication may:

(1) Name only the defendants to be served thereby.

(2) Describe only the property in which the defendants to be served thereby have or claim interests.

(b) Judgment based on failure to appear and answer following service under this section shall be conclusive against the defendants named in respect only to property described in the publication.

(Added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 73.)

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