2 Cited authorities

  1. Rule 4 - Summons

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 4   Cited 69,563 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 431.30 - General denial; denial made positively or according to information and belief of defendant

    Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 431.30   Cited 148 times
    Requiring an answer to contain both a general or specific denial of factual allegations, § 431.30(b), and a statement of "any new matter constituting a defense," § 431.30(b)