Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 431.20

Current through the 2023 Legislative Session.
Section 431.20 - Material allegation not controverted taken as true; statement of new matter in answer deemed controverted
(a) Every material allegation of the complaint or cross-complaint, not controverted by the answer, shall, for the purposes of the action, be taken as true.
(b) The statement of any new matter in the answer, in avoidance or constituting a defense, shall, on the trial, be deemed controverted by the opposite party.

Ca. Civ. Proc. Code § 431.20

Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 244.