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Code of Civil Procedure - CCP

PART 2. OF CIVIL ACTIONS [307 - 1062.20]

  ( Part 2 enacted 1872. )


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

CHAPTER 6. Deposit in Court [572 - 574]
  ( Chapter 6 enacted 1872. )


When it is admitted by the pleadings, or shown upon the examination of a party to the action, that he or she has in his or her possession, or under his or her control, any money or other thing capable of delivery, which, being the subject of litigation, is held by him or her as trustee for another party, or which belongs or which is due to another party or which should, under the circumstances of the case be held by the court pending final disposition of the action, the court may order the same, upon motion, to be deposited in court or delivered to such party, upon those conditions that may be just, subject to the further direction of the court.

(Amended by Stats. 1986, Ch. 540, Sec. 6.)


Whenever money is paid into or deposited in the court under this chapter, it shall be deposited with the court’s treasury as provided in Section 68084 of the Government Code.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 75, Sec. 35. Effective July 19, 2005. Operative January 1, 2006, by Sec. 156 of Ch. 75.)


Whenever, in the exercise of its authority, a court has ordered the deposit or delivery of money, or other thing, and the order is disobeyed, the court, beside punishing the disobedience, may make an order requiring the sheriff or marshal to take the money, or thing, and deposit or deliver it in conformity with the direction of the court.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 872, Sec. 15. Effective January 1, 1997.)

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