California Code, Code of Civil Procedure - CCP § 1167

<Section operative Sept. 1, 2019.  See, also, § 1167 operative until Sept. 1, 2019.>

(a) 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, excluding Saturdays and Sundays and other judicial holidays, after the complaint is served upon him or her.

(b) In all other respects the summons shall be issued and served and returned in the same manner as a summons in a civil action.

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