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The DC Code: § 16-2103 Extinguishment or merger of cause of action.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)

Where, with respect to a contract specified by section 16-2101, an action is brought against:

a judgment against the parties so served does not work an extinguishment or merger of the cause of action on which the judgment is founded as respects the parties not so served. They shall remain liable to be sued separately.

all the parties thereto, but service of process is had on some, only, of the defendants; or
some, only, of the parties thereto, and service of process is had on them only --

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-2103. 1973 Ed., § 16-2103. DC CODE § 16-2103 Current through December 11, 2012


(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 585, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1.)