The answer may set forth any claim the defendant has for contribution or other compensatory adjustment.
California Code of Civil Procedure 872.430
“Section 872.430…avoids the need of the defendant to file a cross-complaint for affirmative relief. Compare Section 431.30(c) (affirmative relief may not be claimed in the answer).”California Code of Civil Procedure 872.430, Law Revision Commission Comment Such claims for compensatory adjustment arise under CCP 872.140. This means that a cross-complaint is often unnecessary in a partition action.
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