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CALIFORNIA RULES OF COURT
Title 5. Family and Juvenile Rules
Division 1. Family Rules
Chapter 2. Procedural Rules
(a) The forms of pleading and the rules by which the sufficiency of pleadings is to be determined are solely those prescribed in these rules. Demurrers must not be used.
(b) Amendments to pleadings, amended pleadings, and supplemental pleadings may be served and filed in conformity with the provisions of law applicable to such matters in civil actions generally, but the petitioner is not required to file a reply if the respondent has filed a response. If both parties have filed initial pleadings (petition and response), there may be no default entered on an amended pleading of either party.