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Code of Civil Procedure - CCP

PART 2. OF CIVIL ACTIONS [307 - 1062.20]

  ( Part 2 enacted 1872. )

TITLE 5. JURISDICTION AND SERVICE OF PROCESS [410.10 - 418.11]

  ( Title 5 added by Stats. 1969, Ch. 1610. )

CHAPTER 1. Jurisdiction and Forum [410.10 - 410.70]

  ( Heading of Chapter 1 amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 615, Sec. 3. )

ARTICLE 3. Jurisdiction in Action [410.50 - 410.70]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1969, Ch. 1610. )

410.50.
  

(a) Except as otherwise provided by statute, the court in which an action is pending has jurisdiction over a party from the time summons is served on him as provided by Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 413.10). A general appearance by a party is equivalent to personal service of summons on such party.

(b) Jurisdiction of the court over the parties and the subject matter of an action continues throughout subsequent proceedings in the action.

(Added by Stats. 1969, Ch. 1610.)

410.60.
  

In an action against a corporation which has forfeited its charter or right to do business, or has dissolved, the court in which the action is pending has jurisdiction over all the trustees of such corporation and of its stockholders or members from the time summons is served on one of the trustees as provided by Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 413.10).

(Added by Stats. 1969, Ch. 1610.)

410.70.
  

In an action against two or more persons who are jointly, jointly and severally, or severally liable on a contract, the court in which the action is pending has jurisdiction to proceed against such of the defendants as are served as if they were the only defendants.

(Added by Stats. 1969, Ch. 1610.)

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