Currrent as of February 4, 2022

Code of Civil Procedure § 989

Summoning unserved joint debtor to show cause

When a judgment is recovered against one or more of several persons, jointly indebted upon an obligation, by proceeding as provided in Section 410.70, those who were not originally served with the summons, and did not appear in the action, may be summoned to appear before the court in which such judgment is entered to show cause why they should not be bound by the judgment, in the same manner as though they had been originally served with the summons.


Enacted 1872. Amended Stats 1933 ch 744 § 170; Stats 1935 ch 722 § 25; Stats 1969 ch 1611 § 24, operative July 1, 1970.

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