2011 California Code
Code of Civil Procedure
PART 2. OF CIVIL ACTIONS [307 - 1062.20]
CHAPTER 1. Judgment in General
Section 581d

CA Civ Pro Code § 581d (through 2012 Leg Sess) What's This?

A written dismissal of an action shall be entered in the clerk s register and is effective for all purposes when so entered.

All dismissals ordered by the court shall be in the form of a written order signed by the court and filed in the action and those orders when so filed shall constitute judgments and be effective for all purposes, and the clerk shall note those judgments in the register of actions in the case.

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 931, Sec. 79. Effective September 28, 1998.)

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