2017 California Code
Code of Civil Procedure - CCP
PART 4 - MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
TITLE 4 - CIVIL DISCOVERY ACT
CHAPTER 16 - Requests for Admission
ARTICLE 1 - Requests For Admission
Section 2033.020.

2033.020.  

(a) A defendant may make requests for admission by a party without leave of court at any time.

(b) A plaintiff may make requests for admission by a party without leave of court at any time that is 10 days after the service of the summons on, or appearance by, that party, whichever occurs first.

(c) Notwithstanding subdivision (b), in an unlawful detainer action or other proceeding under Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 1159) of Title 3 of Part 3, a plaintiff may make requests for admission by a party without leave of court at any time that is five days after service of the summons on, or appearance by, that party, whichever occurs first.

(d) Notwithstanding subdivisions (b) and (c), on motion with or without notice, the court, for good cause shown, may grant leave to a plaintiff to make requests for admission at an earlier time.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 113, Sec. 12. Effective January 1, 2008.)

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