Article 2. Commencement of Action - California Code of Civil Procedure Section 761.020

761.020.  The complaint shall be verified and shall include all of
the following:
   (a) A description of the property that is the subject of the
action. In the case of tangible personal property, the description
shall include its usual location. In the case of real property, the
description shall include both its legal description and its street
address or common designation, if any.
   (b) The title of the plaintiff as to which a determination under
this chapter is sought and the basis of the title. If the title is
based upon adverse possession, the complaint shall allege the
specific facts constituting the adverse possession.
   (c) The adverse claims to the title of the plaintiff against which
a determination is sought.
   (d) The date as of which the determination is sought. If the
determination is sought as of a date other than the date the
complaint is filed, the complaint shall include a statement of the
reasons why a determination as of that date is sought.
   (e) A prayer for the determination of the title of the plaintiff
against the adverse claims.

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