6 Cited authorities

  1. Rule 4 - Summons

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 4   Cited 69,253 times   122 Legal Analyses
    Holding that if defendant is not served within 90 days after the complaint is filed, the court—on a motion, or on its own following notice to the plaintiff—must dismiss the action without prejudice against that defendant or order that service be made by a certain time
  2. Section 473.5 - Notice or motion to set aside default or default judgment and leave to defend

    Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 473.5   Cited 318 times
    Permitting default judgment to be set aside when "service of a summons has not resulted in actual notice to a party"
  3. Section 2114 - Service of process upon withdrawal from business in state, surrender of right to transact intrastate business, or forfeiture of right to transact intrastate business

    Cal. Corp. Code § 2114   Cited 5 times   4 Legal Analyses

    (a) A foreign corporation that has transacted intrastate business and has thereafter withdrawn from business in this state may be served with process in the manner provided in this chapter in any action brought in this state arising out of that business, whether or not it has ever complied with the requirements of this chapter. (b) A foreign corporation that has surrendered its right to transact intrastate business pursuant to Section 2112 or 2113 may be served with process in any action upon a liability

  4. Section 400 - Definitions

    Cal. Mil. & Vet. Code § 400   Cited 4 times

    For the purposes of this chapter, the following definitions apply: (a)"Armed Forces" means the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Space Force, and Coast Guard. (b)"Military orders," with respect to a service member, means official military orders, or any notification, certification, or verification from the service member's commanding officer with respect to the service member's current or future military duty status. (c)"Military service" means, as to a member of the militia, full-time active

  5. Section 402 - Civil protection for defendants in military service

    Cal. Mil. & Vet. Code § 402   Cited 3 times

    (a) In any action or proceeding commenced in any court, if there shall be a default of any appearance by the defendant, the plaintiff, before entering judgment shall file in the court a declaration under penalty of perjury setting forth facts showing that the defendant is not in the military service. If unable to file that declaration, the plaintiff shall, in lieu thereof, file a declaration setting forth either that the defendant is in the service or that the plaintiff is not able to determine whether

  6. Section 1505 - Filing of certificate prior to designation of agent for purpose of service of process

    Cal. Corp. Code § 1505   Cited 2 times   2 Legal Analyses

    (a) Any domestic or foreign corporation, before it may be designated as the agent for the purpose of service of process of any entity pursuant to any law which refers to this section, shall file a certificate executed in the name of the corporation by an officer thereof stating all of the following: (1) The complete street address of its office or offices in this state, wherein any entity designating it as such agent may be served with process. (2) The name of each person employed by it at each such