2014 California Code
Code of Civil Procedure - CCP
PART 2 - OF CIVIL ACTIONS
TITLE 5 - JURISDICTION AND SERVICE OF PROCESS
CHAPTER 1 - Jurisdiction and Forum
ARTICLE 2 - Forum
(a) When a court upon motion of a party or its own motion finds that in the interest of substantial justice an action should be heard in a forum outside this state, the court shall stay or dismiss the action in whole or in part on any conditions that may be just.
(b) The provisions of Section 418.10 do not apply to a motion to stay or dismiss the action by a defendant who has made a general appearance.
(Amended by Stats. 1972, Ch. 601. Note: This version was suspended from Sept. 22, 1986, until Jan. 1, 1992, during operation of the temporary amendment by Stats. 1986, Ch. 968.)
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