Free PLD-050 General Denial - California


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Date: June 24, 2009
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State: California
Category: Court Forms - State
Author: Judicial Council of California
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PLD-050
ATTORNEY OR PARTY WITHOUT ATTORNEY (Name, State Bar number, and address): FOR COURT USE ONLY

TELEPHONE NO.: E-MAIL ADDRESS (Optional): ATTORNEY FOR (Name):

FAX NO. (Optional):

SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF
STREET ADDRESS: MAILING ADDRESS: CITY AND ZIP CODE: BRANCH NAME:

PLAINTIFF/PETITIONER: DEFENDANT/RESPONDENT:
CASE NUMBER::

GENERAL DENIAL
If you want to file a general denial, you MUST use this form if the amount asked for in the complaint or the value of the property involved is $1,000 or less. You MAY use this form for a general denial if: 1. The complaint is not verified; or 2. The complaint is verified and the case is a limited civil case (the amount in controversy is $25,000 or less), BUT NOT if the complaint involves a claim for more than $1,000 that has been assigned to a third party for collection. (See Code of Civil Procedure sections 8586, 90100, 431.30, and 431.40.) 1. DEFENDANT (name): generally denies each and every allegation of plaintiff's complaint. 2. DEFENDANT states the following FACTS as separate affirmative defenses to plaintiff's complaint (attach additional pages if necessary):

Date:

(TYPE

OR PRINT NAME)

(SIGNATURE OF DEFENDANT OR ATTORNEY)

If you have a claim for damages or other relief against the plaintiff, the law may require you to state your claim in a special pleading called a cross-complaint or you may lose your right to bring the claim. (See Code of Civil Procedure sections 426.10426.40.) The original of this General Denial must be filed with the clerk of this court with proof that a copy was served on each plaintiff's attorney and on each plaintiff not represented by an attorney. There are two main ways to serve this General Denial: by personal delivery or by mail. It may be served by anyone at least 18 years of age EXCEPT you or any other party to this legal action. Be sure that whoever serves the General Denial fills out and signs a proof of service. You may use the applicable Judicial Council form (such as form POS-020, POS-030, or POS-040) for the proof of service.
Page 1 of 1 Form Adopted for Mandatory Use Judicial Council of California PLD-050 [Rev. January 1, 2009]

GENERAL DENIAL

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