Pacific Coast Collection Laws: A Summary of the Laws of California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming, Arizona, British Columbia, Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas. Including Insolvency Laws, Also the Jurisdiction of U.S. Courts, with the Names of Reliable Attorneys in the Principal Cities and Towns Throughout the Pacific Coast, and a Notary Public for San Francisco
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Page 25 - ... connected with the subject of the action. Section 127 of the Revised Code of Civil Procedure provides: "The counterclaim mentioned in the last section must be one existing in favor of a defendant, and against a plaintiff, between whom a several judgment might be had in the action, and arising out of one of the following causes of action : 1.
Page 8 - Courts; also, in all cases at law which involve the title or possession of real estate, or the legality of any tax, impost, assessment, toll, or municipal fine, or in which the demand, exclusive of interest, or the value of the property in controversy, amounts to three hundred dollars...
Page 24 - The defendant may demur to the complaint within the time required in the summons to answer, when it appears upon the face thereof, either: 1. That the court has no jurisdiction of the person of the defendant, or the subject of the action; .!. That the plaintiff has not legal capacity to sue; 3.
Page 28 - The plaintiff, at the time of issuing the summons, or at any time afterward, may have the property of the defendant attached, as security for the satisfaction of any judgment that may be recovered, unless the defendant give security to pay such judgment, as in this chapter provided, in the following cases : 1.
Page 20 - State, then to any person having the care or control of such minor, or with whom he resides, or in whose service he is employed; 4.
Page 19 - Persons severally liable upon the same obligation or instrument, including the parties to bills of exchange and promissory notes, and sureties on the same or separate instruments, may all or any of them be included in the same action, at the option of the plaintiff...
Page 206 - ... was seized or possessed of the premises in question within five years before the commencement of the act in respect to which such action is prosecuted or defense made.
Page 81 - Every person who, while lawfully in possession of an article of personal property renders any service to the owner thereof, by labor or skill, employed for the protection, improvement, safekeeping, or carriage...
Page 14 - Court may change the place of trial in the following cases : 1. When the County designated for that purpose in the complaint is not the proper County ; 2. When there is reason to believe that an impartial trial cannot be had therein ; 3. When the convenience of witnesses and the ends of justice would be promoted by the change.