AS A FOLLOW UP TO WARRENS
ARTICLE TODAY THE DISTRICT
ATTORNIES OFFICE MAY WANT
TO DUST OFF THEIR LAW BOOKS
AND, FOR A CHANGE, READ THEM.
Code of Civil Procedure – CCP
PART 2. OF CIVIL ACTIONS [307 – 1062.20]
( Part 2 enacted 1872. )
TITLE 5. JURISDICTION AND SERVICE OF PROCESS [410.10 – 418.11]
( Title 5 added by Stats. 1969, Ch. 1610. )
CHAPTER 4. Service of Summons [413.10 – 417.40]
( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1969, Ch. 1610. )
ARTICLE 4. Persons Upon Whom Summons May Be Served [416.10 – 416.90]
( Article 4 added by Stats. 1969, Ch. 1610. )
(a) A summons may be served on a public entity by delivering a copy of the summons and of the complaint to the clerk, secretary, president, presiding officer, or other head of its governing body.
(b) As used in this section, “public entity” includes the state and any office, department, division, bureau, board, commission, or agency of the state, the Regents of the University of California, a county, city, district, public authority, public agency, and any other political subdivision or public corporation in this state.