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for an order pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure § 425.16 striking SPECIFY HERE IF THE

7 WHOLE COMPLAINT OR CERTAIN CAUSES OF ACTION. The motion will be made on the

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1 MEMORANDUM OF POINTS AND AUTHORITIES
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STATEMENT OF FACTS
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This case arises from DESCRIBE CASE HERE SUCH AS BREACH OF CONTRACT,
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7 Plaintiff’s complaint contains causes of action for LIST ALL CAUSES OF ACTION.

8 Defendant(s) contend that the SPECIFY HERE IF THE WHOLE COMPLAINT OR
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CERTAIN CAUSES OF ACTION should be stricken on the grounds that the cause(s) of action
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alleged against the defendant arise(s) from an act of the defendant in furtherance of the defendant's
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right of petition and/or free speech under the United States or California Constitution in connection
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