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California Civil Litigation Forms Manual

No matter what your specialty, you'll find this comprehensive library of over 400 forms invaluable from the first client consultation through settlement or trial.

No matter what your specialty, you'll find this comprehensive library of over 400 forms invaluable from the first client consultation through settlement or trial.

  • Filing instructions and copies needed
  • Attorney/client relationship
  • Proceedings before filing suit
  • Starting the action
  • Law and motion: responsive pleadings and procedures
  • Provisional remedies
  • Declaratory relief
  • Discovery
  • Termination without trial
  • Determining scope of action: bringing case to trial
  • Trial
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No matter what your specialty, you'll find this comprehensive library of over 400 forms invaluable from the first client consultation through settlement or trial.

  • Filing instructions and copies needed
  • Attorney/client relationship
  • Proceedings before filing suit
  • Starting the action
  • Law and motion: responsive pleadings and procedures
  • Provisional remedies
  • Declaratory relief
  • Discovery
  • Termination without trial
  • Determining scope of action: bringing case to trial
  • Trial

1

Establishing the Attorney-Client Relationship

  • A. Client Interview (Individuals) §1.1
  • B. Client Interview (Businesses) §1.2
  • C. Sample Letter to Client: Adverse Representation §1.3
  • D. Sample Letter to Corporate Officer: Dual Representation §1.4
  • E. Sample Contingent Fee Agreement §1.5
  • F. Sample Fee Agreement Based on Hourly Rate for Services §1.6
  • G. Disclosure and Consent on Fee Splitting (Referral) §1.7
  • H. Disclosure and Consent on Fee Splitting (Association) §1.8
  • I. Attorney's Lien Agreement §1.9

2

Participating in Alternative Dispute Resolution and Complying With Fee Dispute Resolution Procedures

  • A. Dispute Resolution Agreement §2.1
  • B. Negotiated Submission Agreement §2.2
  • C. Petition to Confirm, Correct, or Vacate Contractual Arbitration Award (Alternative Dispute Resolution) (Judicial Council Form ADR‑106) §2.3
  • D. Notice of Client's Right to Arbitration [Deleted] §2.4
  • E. Client's Request for Arbitration of Fee Dispute [Deleted] §2.5
  • F. Attorney's Reply to Client's Request for Arbitration [Deleted] §2.6
  • G. Attorney's Request for Arbitration of a Fee Dispute [Deleted] §2.7
  • H. Client's Consent to Arbitration of a Fee Dispute [Deleted] §2.8
  • I. Waiver of Personal Appearance [Deleted] §2.9
  • J. Notice of Attorney Responsibility [Deleted] §2.10
  • K. Stipulation to Binding Arbitration [Deleted] §2.11
  • L. Subpoena Duces Tecum [Deleted] §2.12
  • M. Notice of Stay of Proceedings (Judicial Council Form CM‑180) [Deleted] §2.13
  • N. Findings and Award of the State Bar of California [Deleted] §2.14
  • O. Notice of Your Rights After Fee Arbitration [Deleted] §2.15

3

Changing Representation During Suit

  • A. Notice and Substitution of Attorney §3.1
  • B. Substitution of Attorney—Civil (Without Court Order) (Judicial Council Form MC‑050) §3.2
  • C. Client's Motion for Substitution of Attorney
    • 1. Notice of Motion for Substitution of Attorney §3.3
    • 2. Declaration of Client Supporting Motion for Substitution of Attorney §3.4
    • 3. Declaration of Attorney Supporting Motion for Substitution of Attorney §3.5
    • 4. Order Substituting Attorney §3.6
  • D. Association of Attorney §3.7
  • E. Application to Appear as Counsel Pro Hac Vice; Notice of Hearing §3.8
  • F. Consent by Client to Continued Representation (Cal Rules of Prof Cond 5–210) §3.9
  • G. Withdrawal as Attorney (Cal Rules of Ct 3.1362)
    • 1. Notice of Motion and Motion to Be Relieved as Counsel—Civil (Judicial Council Form MC‑051) §3.10
    • 2. Declaration in Support of Attorney's Motion to Be Relieved as Counsel—Civil (Judicial Council Form MC‑052) §3.11
    • 3. Order Granting Attorney's Motion to Be Relieved as Counsel—Civil (Judicial Council Form MC‑053) §3.12
  • H. Notice of Attorney's Withdrawal Under CCP §285.1 (Dissolution of Marriage Case) §3.13
  • I. Demand for Appointment of Attorney or Personal Appearance §3.14

4

Preparing Prelitigation Claims, Notices, and Petitions for Guardians Ad Litem

  • A. Claims Against Public Entities
    • 1. Claim Against Public Entity §4.1
    • 2. Application for Leave to Present Late Claim §4.2
    • 3. Petition for Leave to File Civil Action §4.3
    • 4. Order Permitting Suit to Be Filed §4.4
    • 5. Allegation in Complaint: Compliance With Claim Requirement §4.5
  • B. Suing Professionals
    • 1. Notice of Intention to Sue Health Care Provider §4.6
    • 2. Suit Against Architect, Engineer, or Surveyor
      • a. Certificate of Merit §4.7
      • b. Certificate of Reliance on Res Ipsa Loquitur or Failure to Inform §4.8
      • c. Certificate of Impending Impairment §4.9
      • d. Certificate of Inability to Obtain Consultation §4.10
  • C. Claims Against Estates
    • 1. Allegation in Complaint: Compliance With Claim Requirement §4.11
    • 2. Creditor's Claim (Probate) (Judicial Council Form DE‑172) §4.12

5

Appointing Guardians Ad Litem

  • A. Petition for Appointment of Guardian Ad Litem for Plaintiff §5.1
  • B. Petition for Appointment of Guardian Ad Litem for Defendant §5.2
  • C. Order Appointing Guardian Ad Litem §5.3
  • D. Petition by Guardian Ad Litem for Authorization to Employ Attorney and for Approval of Fee; Order §5.4
  • E. Petition for Order Authorizing Compromise of Claim §5.5
  • F. Order Approving Compromise of Claim of Minor or Person with a Disability §5.6
  • G. Petition for Order Terminating Appointment of Guardian Ad Litem §5.7
  • H. Order Terminating Appointment of Guardian Ad Litem §5.8

6

Suing In Forma Pauperis

  • A. Request to Waive Court Fees (Judicial Council Form FW-001) §6.1
  • B. Information Sheet on Waiver of Superior Court Fees and Costs (Judicial Council Form FW-001-INFO) §6.2
  • C. Request to Waive Additional Court Fees (Superior Court) (Judicial Council Form FW-002) §6.3
  • D. Order on Court Fee Waiver (Superior Court) (Judicial Council Form FW-003) §6.4
  • E. Notice: Waiver of Court Fees (Judicial Council Form FW-005) §6.5
  • F. Request for Hearing About Court Fee Waiver Order (Superior Court) (Judicial Council Form FW-006) §6.6
  • G. Notice on Hearing About Court Fees (Judicial Council Form FW-007) §6.7
  • H. Order on Court Fee Waiver After Hearing (Superior Court) (Judicial Council Form FW-008) §6.8
  • I. Notice to Court of Improved Financial Situation or Settlement (Judicial Council Form FW-010) §6.9
  • J. Notice to Appear for Reconsideration of Fee Waiver (Judicial Council Form FW-011) §6.10
  • K. Order on Court Fee Waiver After Reconsideration Hearing (Superior Court) (Judicial Council Form FW-012) §6.11

7

Drafting Complaints

  • A. Sample Complaint §7.1
  • B. Judicial Council Official Complaint Forms
    • 1. Complaint—Personal Injury, Property Damage, Wrongful Death (Judicial Council Form PLD-PI-001) §7.2
    • 2. Cause of Action—Motor Vehicle (Judicial Council Form PLD-PI-001(1)) §7.3
    • 3. Cause of Action—General Negligence (Judicial Council Form PLD-PI-001(2)) §7.4
    • 4. Cause of Action—Intentional Tort (Judicial Council Form PLD-PI-001(3)) §7.5
    • 5. Cause of Action—Premises Liability (Judicial Council Form PLD-PI-001(4)) §7.6
    • 6. Cause of Action—Products Liability (Judicial Council Form PLD-PI-001(5)) §7.7
    • 7. Exemplary Damages Attachment (Judicial Council Form PLD-PI-001(6)) §7.8
    • 8. Complaint—Contract (Judicial Council Form PLD-C-001) §7.9
    • 9. Cause of Action—Breach of Contract (Judicial Council Form PLD-C-001(1)) §7.10
    • 10. Cause of Action—Common Counts (Judicial Council Form PLD-C-001(2)) §7.11
    • 11. Cause of Action—Fraud (Judicial Council Form PLD-C-001(3)) §7.12
    • 12. Complaint—Unlawful Detainer (Judicial Council Form UD-100) §7.13
    • 13. Civil Case Cover Sheet (Judicial Council Form CM-010) §7.14

8

Deciding to Amend and Supplement Complaints

  • A. Amendment to Complaint §8.1
  • B. Stipulation for Filing Amended Complaint or Amendment to Complaint; Order §8.2
  • C. Request for Order Allowing Amendment to Complaint §8.3
  • D. Order Allowing Amendment to Complaint §8.4
  • E. Amendment Substituting True Name for Fictitious Name; Order §8.5
  • F. Notice of Motion to Amend Complaint §8.6
  • G. Order Allowing Amendment of Complaint §8.7

9

Service of Process

  • A. Summons (Judicial Council Form SUM-100) §9.1
  • B. Proof of Service of Summons (Judicial Council Form POS-010) §9.2
  • C. Notice and Acknowledgment of Receipt—Civil (Judicial Council Form POS-015) §9.3
  • D. Summons (Joint Debtor) (Judicial Council Form SUM-120) §9.4
  • E. Summons—Unlawful Detainer—Eviction (Judicial Council Form SUM-130) §9.5
  • F. Summons (Family Law) (Judicial Council Form FL-110) §9.6
  • G. Proof of Service of Summons (Family Law—Uniform Parentage—Custody and Support) (Judicial Council Form FL-115) §9.7
  • H. Summons (Joinder) (Judicial Council Form FL-375) §9.8
  • I. Ex Parte Application for Extension of Time to Serve Pleading and Orders (Judicial Council Form CM-020) §9.9
  • J. Declaration of Service by Mail (Documents Deposited in Mail) §9.10
  • K. Declaration of Service by Mail (Documents Placed for Collection and Mailing) §9.11
  • L. Attorney Certification of Service by Mail (Documents Deposited in Mail) §9.12
  • M. Facsimile Transmission Cover Sheet (Fax Filing) (Judicial Council Form MC-005) §9.13
  • N. Proposed Order (Cover Sheet) (Electronic Filing) (Judicial Council Form EFS-020) §9.14

10

Law and Motion

  • A. Moving Party's Forms
    • 1. Notice of Motion §10.1
    • 2. Memorandum in Support of Motion §10.2
    • 3. Declaration Supporting Motion §10.3
    • 4. Request for Judicial Notice §10.4
    • 5. Application for Order Shortening Time; Order §10.5
    • 6. Proposed Order Shortening Time §10.6
    • 7. Stipulation Extending Time §10.7
  • B. Opposing Party's Forms
    • 1. Memorandum in Opposition to Motion §10.8
    • 2. Declaration Opposing Motion §10.9
  • C. Notice of Ruling and Orders
    • 1. Notice of Ruling on Motion §10.10
    • 2. Proposed Order §10.11
    • 3. Application for Order Extending Time §10.12
    • 4. Proposed Order Extending Time §10.13
    • 5. Order §10.14
  • D. Application for Ex Parte Order §10.15
  • E. Proposed Ex Parte Order §10.16
  • F. Application for Order to Show Cause and Order §10.17

11

Removal or Change of Venue

  • A. Notice of Removal §11.1
  • B. Joinder in Notice of Removal §11.2
  • C. Notice of Motion for Change of Venue §11.3
  • D. Notice of Motion to Retain Venue §11.4
  • E. Declaration Supporting Motion for Change of Venue on Wrong Court Grounds §11.5
  • F. Declaration by Defendant's Attorney When Motion Made on Wrong Court Grounds §11.6
  • G. Declaration Supporting Motion for Change of Venue for Convenience of Witnesses and Ends of Justice §11.7
  • H. Stipulation and Order Changing Venue §11.8

12

Motions to Stay or Dismiss for Inconvenient Forum

  • A. Notice of Motion to Dismiss or Stay Action §12.1
  • B. Declaration Supporting Motion to Dismiss or Stay Action §12.2
  • C. Request to Take Judicial Notice to Support or Oppose Motion to Dismiss or Stay Action §12.3
  • D. Order Dismissing or Staying Action §12.4

13

Demurrers

  • A. Notice of Hearing on Demurrer to Complaint §13.1
  • B. Demurrer to Complaint §13.2
  • C. Demurrer to Cross‑Complaint §13.3
  • D. Demurrer to Answer §13.4
  • E. Notice of Decision Sustaining or Overruling Demurrer to Complaint §13.5

14

Motions to Strike

  • A. Notice of Motion to Strike §14.1
  • B. Order Granting Motion to Strike §14.2

14A

Anti-SLAPP Motions

  • A. Anti-SLAPP Motion and Supporting Papers §14A.1
  • B. Declaration Example 1 §14A.2
  • C. Declaration Example 2 §14A.3
  • D. Declaration Example 3 §14A.4
  • E. Request for Judicial Notice §14A.5
  • F. Proposed Order §14A.6
  • G. Notice to Judicial Council §14A.7

15

Answers

  • A. Stipulation Extending Time to Respond to Complaint; Order §15.1
  • B. Ex Parte Application for Extension of Time to Respond to Complaint; Order §15.2
  • C. Unverified Answer §15.3
  • D. Verified Answer §15.3A
  • E. Verification of Answer §15.4
  • F. Amendment to Answer §15.5
  • G. Motion to File Amended Answer
    • 1. Notice of Motion §15.6
    • 2. Memorandum in Support of Motion §15.7
    • 3. Declaration §15.8
    • 4. Order §15.9
  • H. Judicial Council Forms
    • 1. General Denial (Judicial Council Form PLD-050) §15.10
    • 2. Answer—Personal Injury, Property Damage, Wrongful Death (Judicial Council Form PLD-PI-003) §15.11
    • 3. Answer—Contract (Judicial Council Form PLD-C-010) §15.12
    • 4. Answer—Unlawful Detainer (Judicial Council Form UD-105) §15.13

16

Cross-Complaints

  • A. Motion for Leave to File Cross-Complaint
    • 1. Notice of Motion for Leave to File Cross-Complaint §16.1
    • 2. Sample Declaration Supporting Motion for Leave to File Cross-Complaint §16.2
    • B. Order Granting Leave to File Cross-Complaint §16.3
    • C. Summons—Cross-Complaint (Judicial Council Form SUM10) §16.4
    • D. Cross-Complaint—Personal Injury, Property Damage, Wrongful Death (Judicial Council Form PLD-PI-002) §16.5
    • E. Cross-Complaint—Contract (Judicial Council Form PLD-C-001) §16.6

17

Motions for Judgment on the Pleadings

  • A. Notice of Motion for Judgment on Pleadings §17.1
  • B. Order for Judgment on Pleadings §17.2
  • C. Judgment on Pleadings §17.3
  • D. Memorandum Supporting Motion for Judgment on Pleadings §17.4

18

Interpleader

  • A. Notice of Motion for Discharge and Substitution or Dismissal §18.1
  • B. Declaration Supporting Motion for Discharge and Substitution or Dismissal §18.2
  • C. Order Discharging Defendant and Substituting Claimant as Defendant §18.3
  • D. Complaint in Interpleader §18.4
  • E. Interlocutory Order in Interpleader by Cross-Complaint §18.5
  • F. Final Judgment in Interpleader §18.6

19

Security for Costs

  • A. Notice of Motion for Order Requiring Security §19.1
  • B. Undertaking (CCP §995.330) §19.2
  • C. Motion for Security for Costs and Attorney Fees Under CCP §1030
    • 1. Notice of Motion for Security for Costs and Attorney Fees (CCP §1030) §19.3
    • 2. Declaration Supporting Motion for Order Requiring Security (CCP §1030) §19.4

20

Bill of Particulars

  • A. Demand for Bill of Particulars §20.1
  • B. Bill of Particulars (Book or Ledger Account) §20.2
  • C. Bill of Particulars (Common Counts) §20.3
  • D. Letter Demanding Further Bill of Particulars §20.4
  • E. Motion for Further Bill of Particulars
    • 1. Notice of Motion for Further Bill of Particulars §20.5
    • 2. Declaration Supporting Motion for Further Bill of Particulars §20.6
    • 3. Order for Further Bill of Particulars §20.7
  • F. Letter Demanding Bill of Particulars After Party's Failure to Deliver §20.8
  • G. Motion to Preclude Evidence
    • 1. Notice of Motion to Preclude Introduction of Evidence at Trial §20.9
    • 2. Declaration Supporting Motion to Preclude Introduction of Evidence at Trial §20.10
    • 3. Order Precluding Introduction of Evidence at Trial §20.11

21

Injunctions and Other Provisional Remedies

  • A. Injunctive Relief
    • 1. Complaint for Injunctive Relief §21.1
    • 2. Declaration Supporting Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction §21.2
    • 3. Order to Show Cause and Temporary Restraining Order §21.3
    • 4. Notice of Motion for Preliminary Injunction §21.4
    • 5. Preliminary Injunction and Order for Undertaking §21.5
    • 6. Order Denying Preliminary Injunction §21.6
    • 7. Undertaking by Surety on Preliminary Injunction §21.7
    • 8. Declaration of Personal Surety's Qualifications §21.8
  • B. Injunctions Against Harassment Under CCP §527.6
    • 1. Request for Civil Harassment Restraining Orders (Civil Harassment Prevention) (Judicial Council Form CH-100) §21.9
    • 2. Confidential CLETS Information (Judicial Council Form CLETS-001) §21.10
    • 3. Notice of Court Hearing (Civil Harassment Prevention) (Judicial Council Form CH-109) §21.11
    • 4. Temporary Restraining Order (CLETS-TCH) (Civil Harassment Prevention) (Judicial Council Form CH-110) §21.12
    • 5. Response to Request for Civil Harassment Restraining Orders (Civil Harassment Prevention) (Judicial Council Form CH-120) §21.13
    • 6. Proof of Personal Service (Civil Harassment Prevention) (Judicial Council Form CH-200) §21.14
    • 7. Proof of Service of Response by Mail (Civil Harassment Prevention) (Judicial Council Form CH-250) §21.15
    • 8. Civil Harassment Restraining Order After Hearing (CLETS-CHO) (Civil Harassment Prevention) (Judicial Council Form CH-130) §21.16
    • 9. Request to Continue Court Hearing (Judicial Council Form CH-115) §21.17
    • 10. Can a Civil Harassment Restraining Order Help Me? (Civil Harassment Prevention) (Judicial Council Form CH-100-INFO) §21.18

22

Receivership

  • A. Motion Forms
    • 1. Notice of Motion for Order Appointing Receiver §22.1
    • 2. Order Appointing Receiver §22.2
  • B. Ex Parte Forms
    • 1. Application for Ex Parte Order Appointing Receiver and for Order to Show Cause re Confirmation of Appointment §22.3
    • 2. Order Appointing Receiver and Order to Show Cause Why Ex Parte Appointment Should Not Be Confirmed; Temporary Restraining Order §22.4
    • 3. Order Confirming Ex Parte Appointment of Receiver §22.5
  • C. Miscellaneous Forms
    • 1. Oath of Receiver §22.6
    • 2. Declaration of Receiver Supporting Order Authorizing Employment of Counsel §22.7
    • 3. Order Authorizing Receiver to Employ General Counsel §22.8

23

Deposit in Court

  • A. Notice of Motion for Deposit in Court or Delivery of Property §23.1
  • B. Declaration Supporting Motion for Deposit in Court or Delivery of Property §23.2
  • C. Order for Deposit in Court or Delivery of Property §23.3
  • D. Declaration for CCP §574 Enforcement Order §23.4
  • E. Enforcement Order Under CCP §574 §23.5

24

Declaratory Relief

  • A. Complaint for Declaratory Relief on Contract §24.1
  • B. Complaint for Declaratory Relief on Statute or Ordinance §24.2
  • C. Judgment for Declaratory Relief §24.3

25

Electronic Data and Discovery

  • A. Electronic Data to Page Estimation §25.1
  • B. Legal Hold Letter §25.2
  • C. Document Creation Reminders §25.3
  • D. Identifying Data §25.4
  • E. Preservation Letter §25.5
  • F. Form: Chain-of-Custody Log §25.6

26

Taking Depositions

  • A. Notice of Deposition §26.1
  • B. Deposition Subpoena for Personal Appearance (Judicial Council Form SUBP-015) §26.2
  • C. Deposition Subpoena for Personal Appearance and Production of Documents and Things (Judicial Council Form SUBP-020) §26.3
  • D. Ex Parte Application for Order Shortening Time for Serving Notice of Deposition §26.4
  • E. Other Party's Notice of Intention to Audio or Video Record Deposition §26.5
  • F. Other Party's Notice of Intention to Appear at Deposition by Telephone, Video Conference, or Other Electronic Means §26.6
  • G. Stipulation for Taking Deposition §26.7
  • H. Production of Business Records
    • 1. Deposition Subpoena for Production of Business Records (Judicial Council Form SUBP-010) §26.8
    • 2. Declaration Accompanying Production of Business Records (Custodian or Other Qualified Witness) §26.9
    • 3. Declaration Accompanying Production of Business Records (Deposition Officer) §26.10
    • 4. Declaration Accompanying Production of Business Records (Attorney's Representative) §26.11
  • I. Notice to Consumer or Employee and Objection (Judicial Council Form SUBP-025) §26.12
  • J. Motion to Quash
    • 1. Notice of Motion and Motion to Quash Deposition Notice and for Sanctions §26.13
    • 2. Declaration Supporting Motion to Quash Deposition Notice and for Sanctions §26.14
  • K. Deposition to Perpetuate Testimony
    • 1. Notice of Motion for Order Authorizing Deposition to Perpetuate Testimony §26.15
    • 2. Petition for Order Authorizing Deposition to Perpetuate Testimony §26.16
    • 3. Order Authorizing Deposition to Perpetuate Testimony §26.17

27

Taking and Defending Oral Depositions

  • A. Sample Admonitions §27.1
  • B. Motion for Protective Order
    • 1. Notice of Motion and Motion for Order That Deposition Be Terminated or Limited; Request for Sanctions §27.2
    • 2. Memorandum Supporting Motion for Order That Deposition Be Terminated or Limited §27.3
    • 3. Declaration Supporting Motion for Protective Order §27.4
  • C. Motion for Order to Compel Answers or Production
    • 1. Sample Oral Notice of Motion §27.5
    • 2. Notice of Motion and Motion to Compel Answers to Questions and Production of Documents at Deposition §27.6
    • 3. Memorandum Supporting Motion to Compel Answers to Questions and Production of Documents at Deposition §27.7
    • 4. Declaration Supporting Motion to Compel Answers to Questions and Production of Documents at Deposition §27.8
    • 5. Separate Statement Listing Questions to Be Answered and Documents to Be Produced §27.9
    • 6. Order to Answer Questions and Produce Documents at Deposition and to Pay Sanctions §27.10

28

Interrogatories

  • A. Form Interrogatories—General (Judicial Council DISC-001) §28.1
  • B. Declaration Supporting Request for Additional Discovery §28.2
  • C. Format of Specially Prepared Interrogatories §28.3
  • D. Letter to Client Accompanying Interrogatories §28.4
  • E. Response to Interrogatories; Verification §28.5
  • F. Motion to Compel Answers or Further Answers to Interrogatories and for Sanctions
    • 1. Notice of Motion and Motion for Order Compelling Answers or Further Answers to Interrogatories and for Sanctions §28.6
    • 2. Memorandum Supporting Motion for Order Compelling Answers (or Further Answers) to Interrogatories and for Sanctions §28.7
    • 3. Declaration Supporting Motion for Order Compelling Answers or Further Answers to Interrogatories and for Sanctions §28.8
    • 4. Separate Statement Listing Interrogatories to Which Further Responses Are Requested §28.9
    • 5. Order Compelling or Denying Answers or Further Answers to Interrogatories and for Sanctions §28.10
  • G. Motion for Sanctions for Failure to Obey Court Order
    • 1. Notice of Motion and Motion for Order Imposing Sanctions §28.11
    • 2. Declaration Supporting Motion for Order Imposing Sanctions §28.12
    • 3. Order Imposing Sanctions §28.13
  • H. Motion for Protective Order
    • 1. Notice of Motion and Motion for Protective Order §28.14
    • 2. Memorandum Supporting Motion for Protective Order §28.15
    • 3. Declaration Supporting Motion for Protective Order §28.16
    • 4. Order Limiting Discovery §28.17

29

Demands for Inspection and Privilege Logs

  • A. Stipulated Provisions Concerning Related Activities §29.1
  • B. Stipulation for Inspection §29.2
  • C. Demand for Inspection §29.3
  • D. Response to Demand for Inspection §29.4
  • E. Stipulation for Protective Order (Confidential Information); Order §29.5
  • F. Motion to Compel Response
    • 1. Form: Notice of Motion and Motion for Order Compelling Response to Demand for Inspection and for Sanction §29.6
    • 2. Declaration Supporting Motion for Order Compelling Response and for Sanction §29.7
  • G. Notice of Motion and Motion to Compel Further Response §29.8
  • H. Notice of Motion and Motion to Compel Compliance in Accordance With Prior Response §29.9
  • I. Sample Written Agreement to Preserve Confidentiality of Information Exchanged in Course of Joint Defense §29.10
  • J. Privilege Log §29.11

30

Requests for Admission

  • A. Requesting Admission
    • 1. Requests for Admission (Judicial Council Form DISC-020) §30.1
    • 2. Sample Requests for Admission §30.2
    • 3. Sample Requests for Admission (Electronic Documents) §30.3
    • 4. Declaration for Additional Discovery §30.4
    • 5. Stipulated Admissions §30.5
  • B. Responding to Requests for Admission
    • 1. Sample Response to Requests for Admission §30.6
    • 2. Stipulation Extending Time to Respond §30.7
    • 3. Application for Order Extending Time to Respond to Requests for Admission §30.8
    • 4. Notice of Motion and Motion for Order Extending Time to Respond §30.9
    • 5. Order Extending Time to Respond §30.10
  • C. Relief From Waiver of Objections
    • 1. Notice of Motion and Motion for Order Relieving Responding Party From Waiver of Objections to Requests for Admission §30.11
    • 2. Declaration Supporting Motion for Order Relieving Responding Party From Waiver of Objections to Requests for Admission §30.12
  • D. Protective Orders
    • 1. Notice of Motion and Motion for Protective Order Concerning Requests for Admission §30.13
    • 2. Protective Order Concerning Requests for Admission §30.14
  • E. Motion That Requests for Admission Be Deemed Admitted
    • 1. Notice of Motion and Motion for Order That Requests for Admission Be Deemed Admitted §30.15
    • 2. Declaration Supporting Motion That Requests for Admission Be Deemed Admitted §30.16
    • 3. Order That Requests for Admission Be Deemed Admitted §30.17
  • F. Compelling Further Response
    • 1. Notice of Motion and Motion for Order Compelling Further Response to Requests for Admission §30.18
    • 2. Declaration Supporting Motion for Order Compelling Further Response to Requests for Admission §30.19
    • 3. Separate Statement Listing Requests and Responses §30.20
    • 4. Order Compelling Further Response to Requests for Admission §30.21
    • 5. Declaration Opposing Motion for Order Compelling Further Response to Requests for Admission §30.22
  • G. Withdrawing or Amending Admissions
    • 1. Notice of Motion and Motion for Order Withdrawing or Amending Admissions §30.23
    • 2. Declaration Supporting Motion for Order Amending or Withdrawing Admissions §30.24
    • 3. Order Withdrawing or Amending Admissions §30.25
  • H. Motion to Recover Expenses of Proof
    • 1. Application for Order Requiring Payment of Expenses of Proof §30.26
    • 2. Declaration Opposing Motion for Order Requiring Payment of Expenses of Proof §30.27

31

Physical and Mental Examination

  • A. Demand for Physical Examination of Plaintiff §31.1
  • B. Response to Demand for Physical Examination of Plaintiff §31.2
  • C. Notice of Motion and Motion to Compel Compliance With Demand for Physical Examination of Plaintiff §31.3
  • D. Declaration Supporting Motion to Compel Compliance With Demand for Physical Examination of Plaintiff §31.4
  • E. Stipulation for Physical Examination §31.5
  • F. Stipulation for Mental Examination §31.6
  • G. Notice of Motion and Motion for Physical or Mental Examination of Plaintiff §31.7
  • H. Declaration Supporting Motion for Physical or Mental Examination §31.8
  • I. Order for Physical or Mental Examination §31.9
  • J. Demand for Copy of Report of Physical or Mental Examination §31.10
  • K. Notice of Motion and Motion for Order for Genetic Tests §31.11
  • L. Declaration Supporting Motion for Genetic Tests §31.12

32

Exchange of Expert Information

  • A. Demand for Exchange of Expert Trial Witness Information §32.1
  • B. Written Exchange of Required Expert Witness Information; Expert Witness Declaration §32.2

33

Depositions in Other States

  • A. Notice of Out-of-State Deposition on Oral Examination §33.1
  • B. Ex Parte Application for Order Issuing Commission and Appointing Person to Take Out-of-State Deposition §33.2
  • C. Declaration Supporting Ex Parte Application for Order Issuing Commission §33.3
  • D. Order That Commission Issue §33.4
  • E. Commission to Take Out-of-State Deposition §33.5
  • F. Commission to Take Deposition Outside California (Judicial Council Form DISC-030) §33.6

34

Discovery in Other Nations

  • A. Sample Letter of Request Recommended for Use in Applying Hague Evidence Convention on Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters §34.1
  • B. Sample Letter Rogatory Recommended for Use in Applying Inter-American Convention on Letters Rogatory §34.2
  • C. Sample Letter Rogatory for Use in Absence of Treaties §34.3
  • D. Motion for Issuance of Commission to Take Foreign Deposition
    • 1. Notice of Motion and Motion for Order Issuing Commission to Take Deposition Abroad §34.4
    • 2. Memorandum Supporting Motion for Order Issuing Commission to Take Deposition Abroad §34.5
    • 3. Declaration Supporting Motion for Order Issuing Commission to Take Deposition Abroad §34.6
    • 4. Order That Commission Issue to Take Deposition Abroad §34.7
    • 5. Commission to Take Deposition of Witness §34.8

35

Discovery in Limited Civil Cases

  • A. Case Questionnaire—For Limited Civil Cases (Under $25,000) (Judicial Council Form DISC-010) §35.1
  • B. Request for Statement of Witnesses and Evidence—For Limited Civil Cases (Under $25,000) (Judicial Council Form DISC-015) §35.2
  • C. Form Interrogatories—Limited Civil Case (Economic Litigation) (Judicial Council Form DISC-004) §35.3

36

Discovery Motion Practice and Sanctions

  • A. Sample Proposed Order Granting Application for Order Shortening Time §36.1
  • B. Sample Order on Motion to Compel §36.2

37

Summary Judgment

  • A. Moving Party's Forms
    • 1. Sample Defendant's Notice of Motion for Summary Judgment or Summary Adjudication §37.1
    • 2. Sample Defendant's Memorandum in Support of Motion for Summary Judgment or Summary Adjudication §37.2
    • 3. Sample Declaration Supporting Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment or Summary Adjudication §37.3
    • 4. Sample Defendant's Separate Statement of Undisputed Material Facts §37.4
    • 5. Sample Defendant's Proposed Order Granting Summary Judgment §37.5
    • 6. Sample Defendant's Proposed Order Granting Summary Adjudication §37.6
  • B. Opposing Party's Forms
    • 1. Sample Plaintiff's Response to Separate Statement of Disputed and Undisputed Facts §37.7
    • 2. Sample Plaintiff's Proposed Order Denying Summary Judgment and Summary Adjudication §37.8
  • C. Orders and Judgments
    • 1. Order for Entry of Summary Judgment §37.9
    • 2. Judgment by Court Under CCP §437c §37.10
    • 3. Order Denying Motion for Summary Judgment §37.11
  • D. Postjudgment Forms
    • 1. Notice of Motion for Reconsideration of Order Granting Motion for Summary Judgment §37.12
    • 2. Notice of Intention to Move for New Trial §37.13

38

Judicial Arbitration

  • A. Stipulation to Submit to Judicial Arbitration §38.1
  • B. Plaintiff's Election of Judicial Arbitration §38.2
  • C. Stipulation to Judicial Arbitrator §38.3
  • D. Rejection of Arbitrator §38.4
  • E. Plaintiff's Notice of Intention to Introduce Documents and Depositions Into Evidence §38.5
  • F. Demand That Witness Appear and Testify in Person §38.6
  • G. Form: Request for Trial De Novo After Judicial Arbitration (Judicial Council Form ADR-102) §38.7

39

Default

  • A. Request for Entry of Default (Application to Enter Default) (Judicial Council Form CIV-100) §39.1
  • B. Declaration on Open Book Account §39.2
  • C. Default Judgment by Court §39.3
  • D. Notice of Motion to Set Aside Default and Default Judgment §39.4
  • E. Declaration Supporting Motion to Set Aside Entry of Default and Default Judgment §39.5
  • F. Order Staying Execution and Shortening Time §39.6
  • G. Order Setting Aside Entry of Default and Default Judgment §39.7

40

Dismissal

  • A. Mandatory Dismissal
    • 1. Notice of Motion to Dismiss §40.1
    • 2. Declaration Supporting Motion to Dismiss §40.2
    • 3. Order of Dismissal §40.3
    • 4. Notice of Entry of Dismissal §40.4
  • B. Voluntary Dismissal
    • 1. Request for Dismissal (Judicial Council Form CIV-110) §40.5
    • 2. Notice of Entry of Dismissal and Proof of Service (Judicial Council Form CIV-120) §40.6
    • 3. Judgment of Dismissal §40.7

41

Demands for Settlement

  • A. Sample Demand Letter—Wrongful Death Case §41.1
  • B. Sample Demand Letter—Personal Injury Case §41.2
  • C. Notice of Settlement (Judicial Council Form CM-200) §41.3
  • D. Defendant's CCP §998 Offer to Compromise, Plaintiff's Acceptance, and Request to Enter Judgment §41.4
  • E. Plaintiff's CCP §998 Offer to Compromise, Defendant's Acceptance, and Request to Enter Judgment §41.5
  • F. Notice of Motion to Determine Good Faith of Settlement §41.6
  • G. Declaration Supporting Motion to Determine Good Faith of Settlement §41.7
  • H. Notice of Settlement §41.8
  • I. Application for Determination of Good Faith of Settlement §41.9
  • J. Proposed Order Determining Good Faith of Settlement §41.10
  • K. Declaration Supporting Application for Determination of Good Faith of Settlement §41.11

42

Submission of Agreed Case

  • A. Submission of Agreed Case §42.1
  • B. Declaration Supporting Submission of Agreed Case §42.2
  • C. Stipulation to Agreed Facts in Pending Action §42.3
  • D. Stipulation for Judgment §42.4

43

Consent Judgment

  • A. Stipulation for Judgment §43.1
  • B. Judgment Pursuant to Stipulation §43.2

44

Intervention

  • A. Declaration for Order Granting Leave to Intervene §44.1
  • B. Order Granting Leave to Intervene (Ex Parte) §44.2
  • C. Declaration for Order to Show Cause re Intervention §44.3
  • D. Order to Show Cause Why Leave to Intervene Should Not Be Granted §44.4
  • E. Notice of Motion for Leave to Intervene §44.5
  • F. Order Granting Leave to Intervene (After Hearing) §44.6
  • G. Complaint in Intervention §44.7

45

Consolidation and Severance

  • A. Consolidation
    • 1. Notice of Motion to Consolidate Actions or Issues §45.1
    • 2. Declaration Supporting Motion to Consolidate Actions or Issues §45.2
    • 3. Order Consolidating Actions or Issues §45.3
  • B. Severance
    • 1. Stipulation to Sever; Order §45.4
    • 2. Notice of Motion to Sever Actions or Issues §45.5
    • 3. Order Severing Actions or Issues §45.6

46

Coordination

  • A. Coordination in Noncomplex Case
    • 1. Motion to Transfer Action for Coordination §46.1
    • 2. Declaration in Support of Motion to Transfer for Coordination §46.2
  • B. Coordination in Complex Cases
    • 1. Petition for Coordination §46.3
    • 2. Declaration in Support of Petition for Coordination §46.4
    • 3. Notice of Submission of Coordination Petition §46.5
    • 4. Stay Order
      • a. Application for Stay Order §46.6
      • b. Statement Opposing Application for Stay Order §46.7
    • 5. Other Parties' Support or Opposition
      • a. Statement Opposing Petition for Coordination §46.8
      • b. Statement Supporting Petition for Coordination §46.9
    • 6. Preliminary Trial Conference
      • a. Proposed Preliminary Trial Conference Agenda §46.10
      • b. Proposed Preliminary Trial Conference Order §46.11
    • 7. Remand or Transfer Motions
      • a. Motion for Remand of Action or Claim §46.12
      • b. Motion for Transfer of Action or Claim §46.13
    • 8. Petition to Coordinate Add-on Case §46.14

47

Bringing Case to Trial

  • A. Civil Case Cover Sheet (Judicial Council Form CM-010) §47.1
  • B. Civil Case Cover Sheet Addendum and Statement of Location (Los Angeles County Form CIV-109) §47.2
  • C. Case Questionnaire—For Limited Civil Cases (Under $25,000) (Judicial Council Form DISC-010) §47.3
  • D. Case Management Statement (Judicial Council Form CM-110) §47.4
  • E. Notice of Motion to Advance, Specially Set, or Reset Case for Trial §47.5
  • F. Declaration Supporting Motion to Advance, Specially Set, or Reset Case for Trial §47.6
  • G. Notice of Motion for Continuance of Trial §47.7
  • H. Declaration Supporting Motion for Continuance of Trial §47.8

48

Pretrial

  • A. Subpoena or Subpoena Duces Tecum of Witness
    • 1. Civil Subpoena For Personal Appearance at Trial or Hearing (Judicial Council Form SUBP-001) §48.1
    • 2. Civil Subpoena (Duces Tecum) for Personal Appearance and Production of Documents and Things at Trial or Hearing and Declaration (Judicial Council Form SUBP-002) §48.2
    • 3. Declaration Supporting Subpoena Duces Tecum (CCP §1985) §48.3
    • 4. Sample Letter Accompanying Subpoena or Subpoena Duces Tecum §48.4
    • 5. Acknowledgment of Service of Subpoena and Agreement of Witness to Appear on Call (CCP §1985.1) §48.5
  • B. Subpoena of Consumer or Employment Records
    • 1. Notice to Consumer or Employee and Objection (Judicial Council Form SUBP-025) §48.6
    • 2. Proof of Service of Notice to Consumer of Privacy Rights (CCP §1985.3) [Deleted] §48.7
  • C. Custodian of Records
    • 1. Declaration of Custodian of Records (Evid C §1561(a)) §48.8
    • 2. Declaration of Person Copying Records (Evid C §1561(c)) §48.9
  • D. Subpoena of Concealed Witness
    • 1. Ex Parte Application for Order to Serve Concealed Witness (CCP §1988) §48.10
    • 2. Supporting Declaration of Attorney (CCP §1988) §48.11
    • 3. Supporting Declaration of Process Server (CCP §1988) §48.12
    • 4. Order for Sheriff to Serve Concealed Witness (CCP §1988) §48.13
  • E. Subpoena of Witness Confined in Jail
    • 1. Notice of Motion and Motion for Removal and Production of Prisoner at Trial (CCP §§1995–1997) §48.14
    • 2. Declaration Supporting Motion for Removal and Production of Prisoner at Trial (CCP §§1995–1997) §48.15
  • F. Notice to Party or Party-Related Witness
    • 1. Notice to Attend Trial (CCP §1987(b)) §48.16
    • 2. Notice to Attend and Produce Evidence at Trial (CCP §1987(b)–(c)) §48.17
  • G. Objecting to Subpoena or Notice
    • 1. Notice of Motion to Quash Service of Subpoena Duces Tecum (Trial) (CCP §§1987.1–1987.2) §48.18
    • 2. Declaration Supporting Motion to Quash Subpoena Duces Tecum (Trial) (CCP §§1987.1–1987.2) §48.19
    • 3. Written Objections to Notice to Attend and Produce Evidence at Trial (CCP §1987(c)) §48.20
  • H. Notice of Motion to Continue Trial §48.21
  • I. Written Statement Challenging Judge for Cause (CCP §170.3(c)(1)) §48.22
  • J. Peremptory Challenge and Declaration in Support of Challenge (CCP §170.6) §48.23
  • K. Consent of Client to Continued Representation by Attorney Who Will Testify at Trial (Cal Rules of Prof Cond 5–210) §48.24
  • L. Example: Sample Motion In Limine §48.25
  • M. Example: Oral Argument on Motion In Limine §48.26
  • N. Juror Questionnaire (Judicial Council Form MC-001) §48.26A
  • O. Request for Judicial Notice at Trial (Evid C §§452–453) §48.27
  • P. Proposed Jury Instruction Regarding Judicially Noticed Matter §48.28
  • Q. Mandatory Expedited Jury Trial Procedures (Limited Civil Cases)
    • 1. Request to Opt Out of Mandatory Expedited Jury Trial Procedures (Judicial Council Form EJT-003) §48.29
    • 2. Objection to Request to Opt Out of Mandatory Expedited Jury Trial Procedures (Judicial Council Form EJT-004) §48.30

49

Trial Motions

  • A. Motion for Nonsuit
    • 1. Motion for Judgment of Nonsuit (CCP §581c) §49.1
    • 2. Judgment of Nonsuit (After Opening Statement) (CCP §581c) §49.2
    • 3. Judgment of Nonsuit (After Close of Evidence) (CCP §581c) §49.3
  • B. Motion for Judgment After Discharge of Jury
    • 1. Notice of Motion for Judgment (CCP §630(f)) §49.4
    • 2. Order for Entry of Judgment (CCP §630(f)) §49.5
  • C. Motion for Directed Verdict
    • 1. Motion for Directed Verdict (CCP §630) §49.6
    • 2. Judgment on Directed Verdict (CCP §630) §49.7
    • 3. Motion for Judgment Under CCP §631.8 §49.8
    • 4. Judgment on Motion Under CCP §631.8 §49.9
    • 5. Notice of Motion to Reopen Case (CCP §607(6)) §49.10
  • D. Amending Pleadings to Conform to Proof
    • 1. Motion for Leave to Amend Pleadings to Conform to Proof §49.11
    • 2. Order Granting Leave to Amend §49.12
    • 3. Amendment to Pleading §49.13

50

Jury Trials

  • A. Sample Request for Jury Instructions and Index §50.1
  • B. Sample CACI Instruction §50.2
  • C. Sample Special Instruction §50.3
  • D. General Verdicts Without Special Findings
    • 1. Jury Instruction §50.4
    • 2. General Verdict Form (CACI VF-5000—Two-Party Lawsuit, Single Cause of Action) §50.5
    • 3. General Verdict (One Plaintiff, Two Defendants, Cross-Complaint) §50.6
  • E. General Verdicts With Special Findings
    • 1. Jury Instruction §50.7
    • 2. Special Findings on General Verdict §50.8
  • F. Special Verdicts
    • 1. Sample Form: Jury Instruction (CACI 5012) §50.9
    • 2. Special Verdict §50.10

51

Motions After Trial

  • A. Motion for JNOV
    • 1. Notice of Motion for JNOV (CCP §629) §51.1
    • 2. Order Granting or Denying JNOV (CCP §629) §51.2
  • B. Motion for New Trial
    • 1. Notice of Intention to Move for New Trial (Jury Trial) (CCP §§657–661) §51.3
    • 2. Notice of Intention to Move for New Trial (Bench Trial) (CCP §§657–662) §51.4
    • 3. Order Granting Motion for New Trial §51.5
    • 4. Order Denying Motion for New Trial §51.6
  • C. Motion to Vacate Judgment and Enter Different Judgment
    • 1. Notice of Motion to Vacate Judgment and Enter Different Judgment (CCP §663) §51.7
    • 2. Order Granting Motion to Vacate Judgment and Enter Different Judgment (Jury's Special Verdict) (CCP §663) §51.8
    • 3. Order Granting Motion to Vacate Judgment and Enter Different Judgment (Court's Statement of Decision) (CCP §663) §51.9
  • D. Motion to Correct Clerical Error
    • 1. Notice of Motion to Correct Clerical Error (CCP §473) §51.10
    • 2. Order Granting Motion to Correct Clerical Error (CCP §473) §51.11

52

Judgments

  • A. Judgment on Verdict in Jury Trial §52.1
  • B. Judgment After Bench Trial §52.2
  • C. Alternative Judgment for Plaintiff in Bench Trial §52.3
  • D. Notice of Entry of Judgment or Order (Judicial Council Form CIV-130) §52.4
  • E. Memorandum of Costs (Worksheet) (Judicial Council Form MC-011) §52.5
  • F. Memorandum of Costs (Summary) (Judicial Council Form MC-010) §52.6
  • G. Application for Entry of Judgment on Sister-State Judgment (Judicial Council Form EJ-105) §52.7
  • H. Notice of Entry of Judgment on Sister-State Judgment (Judicial Council Form EJ-110) §52.8

 

CALIFORNIA CIVIL LITIGATION FORMS MANUAL

(Cal CEB)

October 2017

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

File Name

Book Section

Title

CH01

Chapter 1

ESTABLISHING THE ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP

01-001

§1.1

Questionnaire: Client Interview (Individuals)

01-002

§1.2

Questionnaire: Client Interview (Businesses)

01-003

§1.3

Sample Letter to Client: Adverse Representation

01-004

§1.4

Sample Letter to Corporate Officer: Dual Representation

01-005

§1.5

Sample Contingent Fee Agreement

01-006

§1.6

Sample Fee Agreement Based on Hourly Rate for Services

01-007

§1.7

Disclosure and Consent on Fee Splitting (Referral)

01-008

§1.8

Disclosure and Consent on Fee Splitting (Association)

01-009

§1.9

Attorney’s Lien Agreement

CH02

Chapter 2

PARTICIPATING IN ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND COMPLYING WITH FEE DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCEDURES

02-001

§2.1

Dispute Resolution Agreement

02-002

§2.2

Negotiated Submission Agreement

CH03

Chapter 3

CHANGING REPRESENTATION DURING SUIT

03-001

§3.1

Notice and Substitution of Attorney

03-003

§3.3

Notice of Motion for Substitution of Attorney

03-004

§3.4

Declaration of Client Supporting Motion for Substitution of Attorney

03-005

§3.5

Declaration of Attorney Supporting Motion for Substitution of Attorney

03-006

§3.6

Order Substituting Attorney

03-007

§3.7

Association of Attorney

03-008

§3.8

Application to Appear as Counsel Pro Hac Vice; Notice of Hearing

03-009

§3.9

Consent by Client to Continued Representation (Cal Rules of Prof Cond 5-210)

03-013

§3.13

Notice of Attorney’s Withdrawal Under CCP §285.1 (Dissolution of Marriage Case)

03-014

§3.14

Demand for Appointment of Attorney or Personal Appearance

CH04

Chapter 4

PREPARING PRELITIGATION CLAIMS, NOTICES, AND PETITIONS FOR GUARDIANS AD LITEM

04-001

§4.1

Claim Against Public Entity

04-002

§4.2

Application for Leave to Present Late Claim

04-003

§4.3

Petition for Leave to File Civil Action

04-004

§4.4

Order Permitting Suit to Be Filed

04-005

§4.5

Allegation in Complaint: Compliance With Claim Requirement

04-006

§4.6

Notice of Intention to Sue Health Care Provider

04-007

§4.7

Certificate of Merit

04-008

§4.8

Certificate of Reliance on Res Ipsa Loquitur or Failure to Inform

04-009

§4.9

Certificate of Impending Impairment

04-010

§4.10

Certificate of Inability to Obtain Consultation

04-011

§4.11

Allegation in Complaint: Compliance With Claim Requirement

CH05

Chapter 5

APPOINTING GUARDIANS AD LITEM

05-001

§5.1

Petition for Appointment of Guardian Ad Litem for Plaintiff

05-002

§5.2

Petition for Appointment of Guardian Ad Litem for Defendant

05-003

§5.3

Order Appointing Guardian Ad Litem

05-004

§5.4

Petition by Guardian Ad Litem for Authorization to Employ Attorney and for Approval of Fee; Order

05-005

§5.5

Petition for Order Authorizing Compromise of Claim

05-006

§5.6

Order Approving Compromise of Claim of Minor or Person with a Disability

05-007

§5.7

Petition for Order Terminating Appointment of Guardian Ad Litem

05-008

§5.8

Order Terminating Appointment of Guardian Ad Litem

CH07

Chapter 7

DRAFTING COMPLAINTS

07-001

§7.1

Sample Complaint

CH08

Chapter 8

DECIDING TO AMEND AND SUPPLEMENT COMPLAINTS

08-001

§8.1

Amendment to Complaint

08-002

§8.2

Stipulation for Filing Amended Complaint or Amendment to Complaint; Order

08-003

§8.3

Request for Order Allowing Amendment to Complaint

08-004

§8.4

Order Allowing Amendment to Complaint

08-005

§8.5

Amendment Substituting True Name for Fictitious Name; Order

08-006

§8.6

Notice of Motion to Amend Complaint

08-007

§8.7

Order Allowing Amendment of Complaint

CH09

Chapter 9

SERVICE OF PROCESS

09-010

§9.10

Declaration of Service by Mail (Documents Deposited in Mail)

09-011

§9.11

Declaration of Service by Mail (Documents Placed for Collection and Mailing)

09-012

§9.12

Attorney Certification of Service by Mail (Documents Deposited in Mail)

CH10

Chapter 10

LAW AND MOTION

10-001

§10.1

Notice of Motion

10-002

§10.2

Memorandum in Support of Motion

10-003

§10.3

Declaration Supporting Motion

10-004

§10.4

Request for Judicial Notice

10-005

§10.5

Application for Order Shortening Time; Order

10-006

§10.6

Proposed Order Shortening Time

10-007

§10.7

Stipulation Extending Time

10-008

§10.8

Memorandum in Opposition to Motion

10-009

§10.9

Declaration Opposing Motion

10-010

§10.10

Notice of Ruling on Motion

10-011

§10.11

Proposed Order

10-012

§10.12

Application for Order Extending Time

10-013

§10.13

Proposed Order Extending Time

10-014

§10.14

Order

10-015

§10.15

Application for Ex Parte Order

10-016

§10.16

Proposed Ex Parte Order

10-017

§10.17

Application for Order to Show Cause and Order

CH11

Chapter 11

REMOVAL OR CHANGE OF VENUE

11-001

§11.1

Notice of Removal

11-002

§11.2

Joinder in Notice of Removal

11-003

§11.3

Notice of Motion for Change of Venue

11-004

§11.4

Notice of Motion to Retain Venue

11-005

§11.5

Declaration Supporting Motion for Change of Venue on Wrong Court Grounds

11-006

§11.6

Declaration by Defendant’s Attorney When Motion Made on Wrong Court Grounds

11-007

§11.7

Declaration Supporting Motion for Change of Venue for Convenience of Witnesses and Ends of Justice

11-008

§11.8

Stipulation and Order Changing Venue

CH12

Chapter 12

MOTIONS TO STAY OR DISMISS FOR INCONVENIENT FORUM

12-001

§12.1

Notice of Motion to Dismiss or Stay Action

12-002

§12.2

Declaration Supporting Motion to Dismiss or Stay Action

12-003

§12.3

Request to Take Judicial Notice to Support or Oppose Motion to Dismiss or Stay Action

12-004

§12.4

Order Dismissing or Staying Action

CH13

Chapter 13

DEMURRERS

13-001

§13.1

Notice of Hearing on Demurrer to Complaint

13-002

§13.2

Demurrer to Complaint

13-003

§13.3

Demurrer to Cross-Complaint

13-004

§13.4

Demurrer to Answer

13-005

§13.5

Notice of Decision Sustaining or Overruling Demurrer to Complaint

CH14

Chapter 14

MOTIONS TO STRIKE

14-001

§14.1

Notice of Motion to Strike

14-002

§14.2

Order Granting Motion to Strike

CH14A

Chapter 14A

ANTI-SLAPP MOTIONS

14A-001

§14A.1

Anti-SLAPP Motion and Supporting Papers

14A-002

§14A.2

Declaration Example 1

14A-003

§14A.3

Declaration Example 2

14A-004

§14A.4

Declaration Example 3

14A-005

§14A.5

Request for Judicial Notice

14A-006

§14A.6

Proposed Order

14A-007

§14A.7

Notice to Judicial Council

CH15

Chapter 15

ANSWERS

15-001

§15.1

Stipulation Extending Time to Respond to Complaint; Order

15-002

§15.2

Ex Parte Application for Extension of Time to Respond to Complaint; Order

15-003

§15.3

Unverified Answer

15-003A

§15.3A

Verified Answer

15-004

§15.4

Verification of Answer

15-005

§15.5

Amendment to Answer

15-006

§15.6

Notice of Motion

15-007

§15.7

Memorandum in Support of Motion

15-008

§15.8

Declaration

15-009

§15.9

Order

CH16

Chapter 16

CROSS-COMPLAINTS

16-001

§16.1

Notice of Motion for Leave to File Cross-Complaint

16-002

§16.2

Sample Declaration Supporting Motion for Leave to File Cross-Complaint

16-003

§16.3

Order Granting Leave to File Cross-Complaint

CH17

Chapter 17

MOTIONS FOR JUDGMENT ON THE PLEADINGS

17-001

§17.1

Notice of Motion for Judgment on Pleadings

17-002

§17.2

Order for Judgment on Pleadings

17-003

§17.3

Judgment on Pleadings

17-004

§17.4

Memorandum Supporting Motion for Judgment on Pleadings

CH18

Chapter 18

INTERPLEADER

18-001

§18.1

Notice of Motion for Discharge and Substitution or Dismissal

18-002

§18.2

Declaration Supporting Motion for Discharge and Substitution or Dismissal

18-003

§18.3

Order Discharging Defendant and Substituting Claimant as Defendant

18-004

§18.4

Complaint in Interpleader

18-005

§18.5

Interlocutory Order in Interpleader by Cross-Complaint

18-006

§18.6

Final Judgment in Interpleader

CH19

Chapter 19

SECURITY FOR COSTS

19-001

§19.1

Notice of Motion for Order Requiring Security

19-002

§19.2

Undertaking (CCP §995.330)

19-003

§19.3

Notice of Motion for Security for Costs and Attorney Fees (CCP §1030)

19-004

§19.4

Declaration Supporting Motion for Order Requiring Security (CCP §1030)

CH20

Chapter 20

BILL OF PARTICULARS

20-001

§20.1

Demand for Bill of Particulars

20-002

§20.2

Bill of Particulars (Book or Ledger Account)

20-003

§20.3

Bill of Particulars (Common Counts)

20-004

§20.4

Letter Demanding Further Bill of Particulars

20-005

§20.5

Notice of Motion for Further Bill of Particulars

20-006

§20.6

Declaration Supporting Motion for Further Bill of Particulars

20-007

§20.7

Order for Further Bill of Particulars

20-008

§20.8

Letter Demanding Bill of Particulars After Party’s Failure to Deliver

20-009

§20.9

Notice of Motion to Preclude Introduction of Evidence at Trial

20-010

§20.10

Declaration Supporting Motion to Preclude Introduction of Evidence at Trial

20-011

§20.11

Order Precluding Introduction of Evidence at Trial

CH21

Chapter 21

INJUNCTIONS AND OTHER PROVISIONAL REMEDIES

21-001

§21.1

Complaint for Injunctive Relief

21-002

§21.2

Declaration Supporting Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction

21-003

§21.3

Order to Show Cause and Temporary Restraining Order

21-004

§21.4

Notice of Motion for Preliminary Injunction

21-005

§21.5

Preliminary Injunction and Order for Undertaking

21-006

§21.6

Order Denying Preliminary Injunction

21-007

§21.7

Undertaking by Surety on Preliminary Injunction

21-008

§21.8

Declaration of Personal Surety’s Qualifications

CH22

Chapter 22

RECEIVERSHIP

22-001

§22.1

Notice of Motion for Order Appointing Receiver

22-002

§22.2

Order Appointing Receiver

22-003

§22.3

Application for Ex Parte Order Appointing Receiver and for Order to Show Cause re Confirmation of Appointment

22-004

§22.4

Order Appointing Receiver and Order to Show Cause Why Ex Parte Appointment Should Not Be Confirmed; Temporary Restraining Order

22-005

§22.5

Order Confirming Ex Parte Appointment of Receiver

22-006

§22.6

Oath of Receiver

22-007

§22.7

Declaration of Receiver Supporting Order Authorizing Employment of Counsel

22-008

§22.8

Order Authorizing Receiver to Employ General Counsel

CH23

Chapter 23

DEPOSIT IN COURT

23-001

§23.1

Notice of Motion for Deposit in Court or Delivery of Property

23-002

§23.2

Declaration Supporting Motion for Deposit in Court or Delivery of Property

23-003

§23.3

Order for Deposit in Court or Delivery of Property

23-004

§23.4

Declaration for CCP §574 Enforcement Order

23-005

§23.5

Enforcement Order Under CCP §574

CH24

Chapter 24

DECLARATORY RELIEF

24-001

§24.1

Complaint for Declaratory Relief on Contract

24-002

§24.2

Complaint for Declaratory Relief on Statute or Ordinance

24-003

§24.3

Judgment for Declaratory Relief

CH25

Chapter 25

ELECTRONIC DATA AND DISCOVERY

25-001

§25.1

Electronic Data to Page Estimation

25-002

§25.2

Legal Hold Letter

25-003

§25.3

Document Creation Reminders

25-004

§25.4

Identifying Data

25-005

§25.5

Preservation Letter

25-006

§25.6

Chain-of-Custody Log

CH26

Chapter 26

TAKING DEPOSITIONS

26-001

§26.1

Notice of Deposition

26-004

§26.4

Ex Parte Application for Order Shortening Time for Serving Notice of Deposition

26-005

§26.5

Other Party’s Notice of Intention to Audio or Video Record Deposition

26-006

§26.6

Other Party’s Notice of Intention to Appear at Deposition by Telephone, Video Conference, or Other Electronic Means

26-007

§26.7

Stipulation for Taking Deposition

26-009

§26.9

Declaration Accompanying Production of Business Records (Custodian or Other Qualified Witness)

26-010

§26.10

Declaration Accompanying Production of Business Records (Deposition Officer)

26-011

§26.11

Declaration Accompanying Production of Business Records (Attorney’s Representative)

26-013

§26.13

Notice of Motion and Motion to Quash Deposition Notice and for Sanctions

26-014

§26.14

Declaration Supporting Motion to Quash Deposition Notice and for Sanctions

26-015

§26.15

Notice of Motion for Order Authorizing Deposition to Perpetuate Testimony

26-016

§26.16

Petition for Order Authorizing Deposition to Perpetuate Testimony

26-017

§26.17

Order Authorizing Deposition to Perpetuate Testimony

CH27

Chapter 27

TAKING AND DEFENDING ORAL DEPOSITIONS

27-002

§27.2

Notice of Motion and Motion for Order That Deposition Be Terminated or Limited; Request for Sanctions

27-003

§27.3

Memorandum Supporting Motion for Order That Deposition Be Terminated or Limited

27-004

§27.4

Declaration Supporting Motion for Protective Order

27-006

§27.6

Notice of Motion and Motion to Compel Answers to Questions and Production of Documents at Deposition

27-007

§27.7

Memorandum Supporting Motion to Compel Answers to Questions and Production of Documents at Deposition

27-008

§27.8

Declaration Supporting Motion to Compel Answers to Questions and Production of Documents at Deposition

27-009

§27.9

Separate Statement Listing Questions to Be Answered and Documents to Be Produced

27-010

§27.10

Order to Answer Questions and Produce Documents at Deposition and to Pay Sanctions

CH28

Chapter 28

INTERROGATORIES

28-002

§28.2

Declaration Supporting Request for Additional Discovery

28-003

§28.3

Format of Specially Prepared Interrogatories

28-004

§28.4

Letter to Client Accompanying Interrogatories

28-005

§28.5

Response to Interrogatories; Verification

28-006

§28.6

Notice of Motion and Motion for Order Compelling Answers or Further Answers to Interrogatories and for Sanctions

28-007

§28.7

Memorandum Supporting Motion for Order Compelling Answers (or Further Answers) to Interrogatories and for Sanctions

28-008

§28.8

Declaration Supporting Motion for Order Compelling Answers or Further Answers to Interrogatories and for Sanctions

28-009

§28.9

Separate Statement Listing Interrogatories to Which Further Responses Are Requested

28-010

§28.10

Order Compelling or Denying Answers or Further Answers to Interrogatories and for Sanctions

28-011

§28.11

Notice of Motion and Motion for Order Imposing Sanctions

28-012

§28.12

Declaration Supporting Motion for Order Imposing Sanctions

28-013

§28.13

Order Imposing Sanctions

28-014

§28.14

Notice of Motion and Motion for Protective Order

28-015

§28.15

Memorandum Supporting Motion for Protective Order

28-016

§28.16

Declaration Supporting Motion for Protective Order

28-017

§28.17

Order Limiting Discovery

CH29

Chapter 29

DEMANDS FOR INSPECTION AND PRIVILEGE LOGS

29-001

§29.1

Stipulated Provisions Concerning Related Activities

29-002

§29.2

Stipulation for Inspection

29-003

§29.3

Demand for Inspection

29-004

§29.4

Response to Demand for Inspection

29-005

§29.5

Stipulation for Protective Order (Confidential Information); Order

29-006

§29.6

Notice of Motion and Motion for Order Compelling Response to Demand for Inspection and for Sanction

29-007

§29.7

Declaration Supporting Motion for Order Compelling Response and for Sanction

29-008

§29.8

Notice of Motion and Motion to Compel Further Response

29-009

§29.9

Notice of Motion and Motion to Compel Compliance in Accordance With Prior Response

29-010

§29.10

Sample Written Agreement to Preserve Confidentiality of Information Exchanged in Course of Joint Defense

29-011

§29.11

Privilege Log

CH30

Chapter 30

REQUESTS FOR ADMISSION

30-002

§30.2

Sample Requests for Admission

30-003

§30.3

Sample Requests for Admission (Electronic Documents)

30-004

§30.4

Declaration for Additional Discovery

30-005

§30.5

Stipulated Admissions

30-006

§30.6

Sample Response to Requests for Admission

30-007

§30.7

Stipulation Extending Time to Respond

30-008

§30.8

Application for Order Extending Time to Respond to Requests for Admission

30-009

§30.9

Notice of Motion and Motion for Order Extending Time to Respond

30-010

§30.10

Order Extending Time to Respond

30-011

§30.11

Notice of Motion and Motion for Order Relieving Responding Party From Waiver of Objections to Requests for Admission

30-012

§30.12

Declaration Supporting Motion for Order Relieving Responding Party From Waiver of Objections to Requests for Admission

30-013

§30.13

Notice of Motion and Motion for Protective Order Concerning Requests for Admission

30-014

§30.14

Protective Order Concerning Requests for Admission

30-015

§30.15

Notice of Motion and Motion for Order That Requests for Admission Be Deemed Admitted

30-016

§30.16

Declaration Supporting Motion That Requests for Admission Be Deemed Admitted

30-017

§30.17

Order That Requests for Admission Be Deemed Admitted

30-018

§30.18

Notice of Motion and Motion for Order Compelling Further Response to Requests for Admission

30-019

§30.19

Declaration Supporting Motion for Order Compelling Further Response to Requests for Admission

30-020

§30.20

Separate Statement Listing Requests and Responses

30-021

§30.21

Order Compelling Further Response to Requests for Admission

30-022

§30.22

Declaration Opposing Motion for Order Compelling Further Response to Requests for Admission

30-023

§30.23

Notice of Motion and Motion for Order Withdrawing or Amending Admissions

30-024

§30.24

Declaration Supporting Motion for Order Amending or Withdrawing Admissions

30-025

§30.25

Order Withdrawing or Amending Admissions

30-026

§30.26

Application for Order Requiring Payment of Expenses of Proof

30-027

§30.27

Declaration Opposing Motion for Order Requiring Payment of Expenses of Proof

CH31

Chapter 31

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL EXAMINATION

31-001

§31.1

Demand for Physical Examination of Plaintiff

31-002

§31.2

Response to Demand for Physical Examination of Plaintiff

31-003

§31.3

Notice of Motion and Motion to Compel Compliance With Demand for Physical Examination of Plaintiff

31-004

§31.4

Declaration Supporting Motion to Compel Compliance With Demand for Physical Examination of Plaintiff

31-005

§31.5

Stipulation for Physical Examination

31-006

§31.6

Stipulation for Mental Examination

31-007

§31.7

Notice of Motion and Motion for Physical or Mental Examination of Plaintiff

31-008

§31.8

Declaration Supporting Motion for Physical or Mental Examination

31-009

§31.9

Order for Physical or Mental Examination

31-010

§31.10

Demand for Copy of Report of Physical or Mental Examination

31-011

§31.11

Notice of Motion and Motion for Order for Genetic Tests

31-012

§31.12

Declaration Supporting Motion for Genetic Tests

CH32

Chapter 32

EXCHANGE OF EXPERT INFORMATION

32-001

§32.1

Demand for Exchange of Expert Trial Witness Information

32-002

§32.2

Written Exchange of Required Expert Witness Information; Expert Witness Declaration

CH33

Chapter 33

DEPOSITIONS IN OTHER STATES

33-001

§33.1

Notice of Out-of-State Deposition on Oral Examination

33-002

§33.2

Ex Parte Application for Order Issuing Commission and Appointing Person to Take Out-of-State Deposition

33-003

§33.3

Declaration Supporting Ex Parte Application for Order Issuing Commission

33-004

§33.4

Order That Commission Issue

33-005

§33.5

Commission to Take Out-of-State Deposition

CH34

Chapter 34

DISCOVERY IN OTHER NATIONS

34-001

§34.1

Sample Letter of Request Recommended for Use in Applying Hague Evidence Convention on Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters

34-002

§34.2

Sample Letter Rogatory Recommended for Use in Applying Inter-American Convention on Letters Rogatory

34-003

§34.3

Sample Letter Rogatory for Use in Absence of Treaties

34-004

§34.4

Notice of Motion and Motion for Order Issuing Commission to Take Deposition Abroad

34-005

§34.5

Memorandum Supporting Motion for Order Issuing Commission to Take Deposition Abroad

34-006

§34.6

Declaration Supporting Motion for Order Issuing Commission to Take Deposition Abroad

34-007

§34.7

Order That Commission Issue to Take Deposition Abroad

34-008

§34.8

Commission to Take Deposition of Witness

CH36

Chapter 36

DISCOVERY MOTION PRACTICE AND SANCTIONS

36-001

§36.1

Sample Proposed Order Granting Application for Order Shortening Time

36-002

§36.2

Sample Order on Motion to Compel

CH37

Chapter 37

SUMMARY JUDGMENT

37-001

§37.1

Sample Defendant’s Notice of Motion for Summary Judgment or Summary Adjudication

37-002

§37.2

Sample Defendant’s Memorandum in Support of Motion for Summary Judgment or Summary Adjudication

37-003

§37.3

Sample Declaration Supporting Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment or Summary Adjudication

37-004

§37.4

Sample Defendant’s Separate Statement of Undisputed Material Facts

37-005

§37.5

Sample Defendant’s Proposed Order Granting Summary Judgment

37-006

§37.6

Sample Defendant’s Proposed Order Granting Summary Adjudication

37-007

§37.7

Sample Plaintiff’s Response to Separate Statement of Disputed and Undisputed Facts

37-008

§37.8

Sample Plaintiff’s Proposed Order Denying Summary Judgment and Summary Adjudication

37-009

§37.9

Order for Entry of Summary Judgment

37-010

§37.10

Judgment by Court Under CCP §437c

37-011

§37.11

Order Denying Motion for Summary Judgment

37-012

§37.12

Notice of Motion for Reconsideration of Order Granting Motion for Summary Judgment

37-013

§37.13

Notice of Intention to Move for New Trial

CH38

Chapter 38

JUDICIAL ARBITRATION

38-001

§38.1

Stipulation to Submit to Judicial Arbitration

38-002

§38.2

Plaintiff’s Election of Judicial Arbitration

38-003

§38.3

Stipulation to Judicial Arbitrator

38-004

§38.4

Rejection of Arbitrator

38-005

§38.5

Plaintiff’s Notice of Intention to Introduce Documents and Depositions Into Evidence

38-006

§38.6

Demand That Witness Appear and Testify in Person

CH39

Chapter 39

DEFAULT

39-002

§39.2

Declaration on Open Book Account

39-003

§39.3

Default Judgment by Court

39-004

§39.4

Notice of Motion to Set Aside Default and Default Judgment

39-005

§39.5

Declaration Supporting Motion to Set Aside Entry of Default and Default Judgment

39-006

§39.6

Order Staying Execution and Shortening Time

39-007

§39.7

Order Setting Aside Entry of Default and Default Judgment

CH40

Chapter 40

DISMISSAL

40-001

§40.1

Notice of Motion to Dismiss

40-002

§40.2

Declaration Supporting Motion to Dismiss

40-003

§40.3

Order of Dismissal

40-004

§40.4

Notice of Entry of Dismissal

40-007

§40.7

Judgment of Dismissal

CH41

Chapter 41

DEMANDS FOR SETTLEMENT

41-001

§41.1

Sample Demand Letter—Wrongful Death Case

41-002

§41.2

Sample Demand Letter—Personal Injury Case

41-004

§41.4

Defendant’s CCP §998 Offer to Compromise, Plaintiff’s Acceptance, and Request to Enter Judgment

41-005

§41.5

Plaintiff’s CCP §998 Offer to Compromise, Defendant’s Acceptance, and Request to Enter Judgment

41-006

§41.6

Notice of Motion to Determine Good Faith of Settlement

41-007

§41.7

Declaration Supporting Motion to Determine Good Faith of Settlement

41-008

§41.8

Notice of Settlement

41-009

§41.9

Application for Determination of Good Faith of Settlement

41-010

§41.10

Proposed Order Determining Good Faith of Settlement

41-011

§41.11

Declaration Supporting Application for Determination of Good Faith of Settlement

CH42

Chapter 42

SUBMISSION OF AGREED CASE

42-001

§42.1

Submission of Agreed Case

42-002

§42.2

Declaration Supporting Submission of Agreed Case

42-003

§42.3

Stipulation to Agreed Facts in Pending Action

42-004

§42.4

Stipulation for Judgment

CH43

Chapter 43

CONSENT JUDGMENT

43-002

§43.2

Judgment Pursuant to Stipulation

CH44

Chapter 44

INTERVENTION

44-001

§44.1

Declaration for Order Granting Leave to Intervene

44-002

§44.2

Order Granting Leave to Intervene (Ex Parte)

44-003

§44.3

Declaration for Order to Show Cause re Intervention

44-004

§44.4

Order to Show Cause Why Leave to Intervene Should Not Be Granted

44-005

§44.5

Notice of Motion for Leave to Intervene

44-006

§44.6

Order Granting Leave to Intervene (After Hearing)

44-007

§44.7

Complaint in Intervention

CH45

Chapter 45

CONSOLIDATION AND SEVERANCE

45-001

§45.1

Notice of Motion to Consolidate Actions or Issues

45-002

§45.2

Declaration Supporting Motion to Consolidate Actions or Issues

45-003

§45.3

Order Consolidating Actions or Issues

45-004

§45.4

Stipulation to Sever; Order

45-005

§45.5

Notice of Motion to Sever Actions or Issues

45-006

§45.6

Order Severing Actions or Issues

CH46

Chapter 46

COORDINATION

46-001

§46.1

Motion to Transfer Action for Coordination

46-002

§46.2

Declaration in Support of Motion to Transfer for Coordination

46-003

§46.3

Petition for Coordination

46-004

§46.4

Declaration in Support of Petition for Coordination

46-005

§46.5

Notice of Submission of Coordination Petition

46-006

§46.6

Application for Stay Order

46-007

§46.7

Statement Opposing Application for Stay Order

46-008

§46.8

Statement Opposing Petition for Coordination

46-009

§46.9

Statement Supporting Petition for Coordination

46-010

§46.10

Proposed Preliminary Trial Conference Agenda

46-011

§46.11

Proposed Preliminary Trial Conference Order

46-012

§46.12

Motion for Remand of Action or Claim

46-013

§46.13

Motion for Transfer of Action or Claim

46-014

§46.14

Petition to Coordinate Add-on Case

CH47

Chapter 47

BRINGING CASE TO TRIAL

47-005

§47.5

Notice of Motion to Advance, Specially Set, or Reset Case for Trial

47-006

§47.6

Declaration Supporting Motion to Advance, Specially Set, or Reset Case for Trial

47-007

§47.7

Notice of Motion for Continuance of Trial

47-008

§47.8

Declaration Supporting Motion for Continuance of Trial

CH48

Chapter 48

PRETRIAL

48-003

§48.3

Declaration Supporting Subpoena Duces Tecum (CCP §1985)

48-004

§48.4

Sample Letter Accompanying Subpoena or Subpoena Duces Tecum

48-005

§48.5

Acknowledgment of Service of Subpoena and Agreement of Witness to Appear on Call (CCP §1985.1)

48-008

§48.8

Declaration of Custodian of Records (Evid C §1561(a))

48-009

§48.9

Declaration of Person Copying Records (Evid C §1561(c))

48-010

§48.10

Ex Parte Application for Order to Serve Concealed Witness (CCP §1988)

48-011

§48.11

Supporting Declaration of Attorney (CCP §1988)

48-012

§48.12

Supporting Declaration of Process Server (CCP §1988)

48-013

§48.13

Order for Sheriff to Serve Concealed Witness (CCP §1988)

48-014

§48.14

Notice of Motion and Motion for Removal and Production of Prisoner at Trial (CCP §§1995-1997)

48-015

§48.15

Declaration Supporting Motion for Removal and Production of Prisoner at Trial (CCP §§1995-1997)

48-016

§48.16

Notice to Attend Trial (CCP §1987(b))

48-017

§48.17

Notice to Attend and Produce Evidence at Trial (CCP §1987(b)-(c))

48-018

§48.18

Notice of Motion to Quash Service of Subpoena Duces Tecum (Trial) (CCP §§1987.1-1987.2)

48-019

§48.19

Declaration Supporting Motion to Quash Subpoena Duces Tecum (Trial) (CCP §§1987.1-1987.2)

48-020

§48.20

Written Objections to Notice to Attend and Produce Evidence at Trial (CCP §1987(c))

48-021

§48.21

Notice of Motion to Continue Trial

48-022

§48.22

Written Statement Challenging Judge for Cause (CCP §170.3(c)(1))

48-023

§48.23

Peremptory Challenge and Declaration in Support of Challenge (CCP §170.6)

48-024

§48.24

Consent of Client to Continued Representation by Attorney Who Will Testify at Trial (Cal Rules of Prof Cond 5-210)

48-025

§48.25

Example: Sample Motion In Limine

48-027

§48.27

Request for Judicial Notice at Trial (Evid C §§452-453)

48-028

§48.28

Proposed Jury Instruction Regarding Judicially Noticed Matter

CH49

Chapter 49

TRIAL MOTIONS

49-001

§49.1

Motion for Judgment of Nonsuit (CCP §581c)

49-002

§49.2

Judgment of Nonsuit (After Opening Statement) (CCP §581c)

49-003

§49.3

Judgment of Nonsuit (After Close of Evidence) (CCP §581c)

49-004

§49.4

Notice of Motion for Judgment (CCP §630(f))

49-005

§49.5

Order for Entry of Judgment (CCP §630(f))

49-006

§49.6

Motion for Directed Verdict (CCP §630)

49-007

§49.7

Judgment on Directed Verdict (CCP §630)

49-008

§49.8

Motion for Judgment Under CCP §631.8

49-009

§49.9

Judgment on Motion Under CCP §631.8

49-010

§49.10

Notice of Motion to Reopen Case (CCP §607(6))

49-011

§49.11

Motion for Leave to Amend Pleadings to Conform to Proof

49-012

§49.12

Order Granting Leave to Amend

49-013

§49.13

Amendment to Pleading

CH50

Chapter 50

JURY TRIALS

50-001

§50.1

Sample Request for Jury Instructions and Index

50-002

§50.2

Sample CACI Instruction

50-003

§50.3

Sample Special Instruction

50-004

§50.4

Jury Instruction

50-005

§50.5

General Verdict Form (CACI VF-5000—Two-Party Lawsuit, Single Cause of Action)

50-006

§50.6

General Verdict (One Plaintiff, Two Defendants, Cross-Complaint)

50-007

§50.7

Jury Instruction

50-008

§50.8

Special Findings on General Verdict

50-009

§50.9

Jury Instruction (CACI 5012)

50-010

§50.10

Special Verdict

CH51

Chapter 51

MOTIONS AFTER TRIAL

51-001

§51.1

Notice of Motion for JNOV (CCP §629)

51-002

§51.2

Order Granting or Denying JNOV (CCP §629)

51-003

§51.3

Notice of Intention to Move for New Trial (Jury Trial) (CCP §§657-661)

51-004

§51.4

Notice of Intention to Move for New Trial (Bench Trial) (CCP §§657-662)

51-005

§51.5

Order Granting Motion for New Trial

51-006

§51.6

Order Denying Motion for New Trial

51-007

§51.7

Notice of Motion to Vacate Judgment and Enter Different Judgment (CCP §663)

51-008

§51.8

Order Granting Motion to Vacate Judgment and Enter Different Judgment (Jury’s Special Verdict) (CCP §663)

51-009

§51.9

Order Granting Motion to Vacate Judgment and Enter Different Judgment (Court’s Statement of Decision) (CCP §663)

51-010

§51.10

Notice of Motion to Correct Clerical Error (CCP §473)

51-011

§51.11

Order Granting Motion to Correct Clerical Error (CCP §473)

CH52

Chapter 52

JUDGMENTS

52-001

§52.1

Judgment on Verdict in Jury Trial

52-002

§52.2

Judgment After Bench Trial

52-003

§52.3

Alternative Judgment for Plaintiff in Bench Trial

 

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