California Code of Civil Procedure Section 425.10
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425.10. (a) A complaint or cross-complaint shall contain both of
(1) A statement of the facts constituting the cause of action, in
ordinary and concise language.
(2) A demand for judgment for the relief to which the pleader
claims to be entitled. If the recovery of money or damages is
demanded, the amount demanded shall be stated.
(b) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), where an action is brought to
recover actual or punitive damages for personal injury or wrongful
death, the amount demanded shall not be stated, but the complaint
shall comply with Section 422.30 and, in a limited civil case, with
subdivision (b) of Section 70613 of the Government Code.
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Last modified: March 17, 2014