Each party needs to evaluate their own case and file the appropriate paperwork for their situation
Yes, each defendant who has a basis to challenge the summons and complaint for unlawful detainer must file a motion to quash service.
More than one defendants can hire an attorney to represent them, in which case, a single motion might be sufficient. However, if the defendants are each representing themselves in pro per, they should each file their own response, whether it be an Answer or a Motion to Quash.
Frank W. Chen has been licensed to practice law in California since 1988. The information presented here is general in nature and is not intended, nor should be construed, as legal advice for a particular case. This posting does not create any attorney-client relationship with the author. For specific advice about your particular situation, please consult with your own attorney.
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