Code Section Group

Code of Civil Procedure - CCP

PART 2. OF CIVIL ACTIONS [307 - 1062.20]

  ( Part 2 enacted 1872. )

TITLE 7. OTHER PROVISIONAL REMEDIES IN CIVIL ACTIONS [501 - 574]

  ( Heading of Title 7 added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 1516. )

CHAPTER 2. Claim and Delivery of Personal Property [511.010 - 516.050]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 526. )

ARTICLE 1. Words and Phrases Defined [511.010 - 511.100]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 526. )

511.010.
  

Unless the provision or context otherwise requires, the definitions in this article govern the construction of this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 526.)

511.020.
  

“Complaint” includes a cross-complaint.

(Added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 526.)

511.030.
  

“Defendant” includes a cross-defendant.

(Added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 526.)

511.040.
  

“Farm products” means crops or livestock or supplies used or produced in farming operations or products of crops or livestock in their unmanufactured states (such as ginned cotton, wool clip, maple syrup, honey, milk, and eggs) while in the possession of a defendant engaged in raising, fattening, grazing, or other farming operations. If tangible personal property is a farm product, it is not inventory.

(Added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 526.)

511.050.
  

“Inventory” means tangible personal property in the possession of a defendant who holds it for sale or lease or to be furnished under contracts of service.

(Added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 526.)

511.060.
  

“Levying officer” means the sheriff or marshal who is directed to execute a writ of possession issued under this chapter.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 872, Sec. 14. Effective January 1, 1997.)

511.070.
  

“Person” includes an individual, a corporation, a partnership or other unincorporated association, a limited liability company, and a public entity.

(Amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 1010, Sec. 59. Effective January 1, 1995.)

511.080.
  

“Plaintiff” means a person who files a complaint or cross-complaint.

(Added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 526.)

511.090.
  

A claim has “probable validity” where it is more likely than not that the plaintiff will obtain a judgment against the defendant on that claim.

(Added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 526.)

511.100.
  

“Public entity” includes the state, the Regents of the University of California, a county, city, district, public authority, public agency, and any other political subdivision or public corporation in the state.

(Added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 526.)

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