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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 4. Service of Summons [413.10 - 417.40]

  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1969, Ch. 1610. )

ARTICLE 1. General [413.10 - 413.40]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1969, Ch. 1610. )

413.10.
  

Except as otherwise provided by statute, a summons shall be served on a person:

(a) Within this state, as provided in this chapter.

(b) Outside this state but within the United States, as provided in this chapter or as prescribed by the law of the place where the person is served.

(c) Outside the United States, as provided in this chapter or as directed by the court in which the action is pending, or, if the court before or after service finds that the service is reasonably calculated to give actual notice, as prescribed by the law of the place where the person is served or as directed by the foreign authority in response to a letter rogatory. These rules are subject to the provisions of the Convention on the “Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents” in Civil or Commercial Matters (Hague Service Convention).

(Amended by Stats. 1984, Ch. 191, Sec. 1.)

413.20.
  

If a summons is served by mail pursuant to this chapter, the provisions of Section 1013 that extend the time for exercising a right or doing an act shall not extend any time specified in this title.

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

413.30.
  

Where no provision is made in this chapter or other law for the service of summons, the court in which the action is pending may direct that summons be served in a manner which is reasonably calculated to give actual notice to the party to be served and that proof of such service be made as prescribed by the court.

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

413.40.
  

Any service of summons which complies with the provisions of this chapter shall not be rendered invalid or ineffective because it was made by a person in violation of Chapter 16 (commencing with Section 22350) of Division 8 of the Business and Professions Code.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1661.)

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