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Code of Civil Procedure - CCP

PART 2. OF CIVIL ACTIONS [307 - 1062.20]

  ( Part 2 enacted 1872. )

TITLE 3. OF THE PARTIES TO CIVIL ACTIONS [367 - 389.5]

  ( Title 3 enacted 1872. )

CHAPTER 2. Married Person [370 - 371]
  ( Heading of Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 178, Sec. 14. )

370.
  

A married person may be sued without his or her spouse being joined as a party, and may sue without his or her spouse being joined as a party in all actions.

(Amended by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1241.)

371.
  

If spouses are sued together, each may defend for his or her own right, but if one spouse neglects to defend, the other spouse may defend for that spouse’s right also.

(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 50, Sec. 15. (SB 1005) Effective January 1, 2017.)

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