Pacific Coast Collection Laws: A Summary of the Laws of California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming, Arizona, British Columbia, Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas. Including Insolvency Laws, Also the Jurisdiction of U.S. Courts, with the Names of Reliable Attorneys in the Principal Cities and Towns Throughout the Pacific Coast, and a Notary Public for San Francisco

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W.C. Brown, 1890 - Bankruptcy - 399 pages

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Contents

Mode of Taking Testimony of Witnesses
86
Judicial Records How Proved
88
Acknowledgments
89
Partnerships
92
Married Women
96
Minors
97
Stoppage in Transit
98
Bills of Lading
99
Common Carriers
100
Mortgages of Personal Property
101
Pledge
103
Guaranty and Suretyship
104
Sale
107
Contracts
108
Negotiable Instruments
109
Principal and Agent
117
Fraudulent Instruments and Transfers
118
Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors
119
Commission Merchants etc
124
Legal Holidays
150
PART IV
151
Time Allowed to AnswerService by PublicationPlace of Trial
153
Attachments
156
Judgments and Judgment Liens
157
Executions Exemptions Sale and Redemption
158
Proceedings Supplementary to Execution
160
Appeals
161
Estates of Deceased Persons
162
Homesteads
163
Of Witnesses and Depositions
164
Judicial RecordsHow Proved
167
Acknowledgments
168
Affidavits Before Whom to be Taken
169
Married Women
170
Chattel Mortgages
171
Mortgages
172
Insolvent Debtors
173
PART V
177
Terms of CourtsWhen and Where Held
178
Commencement of Suits
180
Place of Trial of Civil Actions
181
Attachments
183
Judgment and Judgment Liens
185
Proceedings Supplementary to Execution
186
Security for Costs
187
Estates of Deceased Persons
188
Descent of Real Property
189
Descent of Personal Property
190
Homesteads and Dower
191
Judicial Records
193
Limited Partnerships
194
Married Women
195
Corporations
196
Interest and Usury
197
PART VI
203
Limitation of Actions
205
Parties to Civil Actions
210
Places of Trial of Civil Actions
211

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Page 25 - ... connected with the subject of the action. Section 127 of the Revised Code of Civil Procedure provides: "The counterclaim mentioned in the last section must be one existing in favor of a defendant, and against a plaintiff, between whom a several judgment might be had in the action, and arising out of one of the following causes of action : 1.
Page 18 - ... before the expiration of the time limited for the commencement thereof, and the cause of action survive, an action may be commenced by his representatives, after the expiration of that time and within one year from his death.
Page 8 - Courts; also, in all cases at law which involve the title or possession of real estate, or the legality of any tax, impost, assessment, toll, or municipal fine, or in which the demand, exclusive of interest, or the value of the property in controversy, amounts to three hundred dollars...
Page 24 - The defendant may demur to the complaint within the time required in the summons to answer, when it appears upon the face thereof, either: 1. That the court has no jurisdiction of the person of the defendant, or the subject of the action; .!. That the plaintiff has not legal capacity to sue; 3.
Page 28 - The plaintiff, at the time of issuing the summons, or at any time afterward, may have the property of the defendant attached, as security for the satisfaction of any judgment that may be recovered, unless the defendant give security to pay such judgment, as in this chapter provided, in the following cases : 1.
Page 20 - State, then to any person having the care or control of such minor, or with whom he resides, or in whose service he is employed; 4.
Page 19 - Persons severally liable upon the same obligation or instrument, including the parties to bills of exchange and promissory notes, and sureties on the same or separate instruments, may all or any of them be included in the same action, at the option of the plaintiff...
Page 206 - ... was seized or possessed of the premises in question within five years before the commencement of the act in respect to which such action is prosecuted or defense made.
Page 81 - Every person who, while lawfully in possession of an article of personal property renders any service to the owner thereof, by labor or skill, employed for the protection, improvement, safekeeping, or carriage...
Page 14 - Court may change the place of trial in the following cases : 1. When the County designated for that purpose in the complaint is not the proper County ; 2. When there is reason to believe that an impartial trial cannot be had therein ; 3. When the convenience of witnesses and the ends of justice would be promoted by the change.

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