The summons shall be in the form specified in Section 412.20 except that when the defendant is served, the defendant’s response shall be filed within five days, including Saturdays and Sundays but excluding all other judicial holidays, after the complaint is served upon him or her. If the last day for filing the response falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the response period shall be extended to and including the next court day.
In all other respects the summons shall be issued and served and returned in the same manner as a summons in a civil action.
(Amended by Stats. 1989, Ch. 873, Sec. 1.)
Last modified: October 25, 2018