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12 Plaintiff, ) NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION FOR
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TO DEFENDANT ______________________, AND THEIR ATTORNEYS OF RECORD:
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26 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on __________________, at _____.M., or as soon after that as

27 the matter can be heard, Department, ___ of the above-entitled court located at
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NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION FOR JUDGMENT ON THE PLEADINGS
1 Judgment on the Pleadings as to the answer of defendant _______________________ in its entirety
2 and to each affirmative defense contained therein to the complaint of plaintiff on the grounds that the
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complaint of plaintiff and each cause of action contained therein states facts sufficient to constitute a
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cause of action against defendants, and the answer as a whole and none of the affirmative defenses in
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the answer state sufficient facts to constitute a defense to the complaint, or any cause of action

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8 The Motion shall be based on this Notice and the attached Motion for Judgment on the
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pleadings, the attached Memorandum of Points and Authorities, on the complete files and records of
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this action, and on such other oral and/or documentary evidence as may be presented at the hearing
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on the Motion.
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NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION FOR JUDGMENT ON THE PLEADINGS
1 PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR JUDGMENT ON THE PLEADINGS AS TO THE ANSWER
2 BY DEFENDANTS ______________________________.
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Plaintiff, ________________________ hereby moves this Court for judgment on the
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pleadings as to defendant’s Answer to the complaint of plaintiff as a whole as well as to the 1st, 2nd,
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3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, and15th affirmative defenses in defendant’s answer

7 to the complaint of plaintiff as follows:

8 THE ANSWER OF DEFENDANTS AS A WHOLE
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1. Plaintiff hereby moves this Court for judgment on the pleadings as to the entirety
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of defendant’s Answer on the grounds that the complaint of plaintiff and each cause of action
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contained therein states facts sufficient to constitute a cause of action against defendants and
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13 defendant’s Answer as a whole fails to state sufficient facts to constitute a defense to the complaint,

14 or to any of the causes of action therein. Code of Civil Procedure § 438(c).
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FIRST AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE
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2. The first affirmative defense that the complaint fails to state a cause of action against
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any Defendant, as pled in Defendants Answer (“Answer”) on file herein, fails to state sufficient facts
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19 to constitute a defense to the Complaint, or to any of the causes of action therein. Code of Civil

20 Procedure § 438(c).
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3. The complaint of plaintiff and each cause of action contained therein states facts
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sufficient to constitute a cause of action against defendants. Code of Civil Procedure § 438(c).
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SECOND AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE
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26 barred by the applicable statute of limitations, as pled in Defendant’s Answer on file herein, fails to
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NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION FOR JUDGMENT ON THE PLEADINGS
1 state sufficient facts to constitute a defense to the Complaint, or to any of the causes of action therein.
2 Code of Civil Procedure § 438(c).
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5. The complaint of plaintiff and each cause of action contained therein states facts
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sufficient to constitute a cause of action against defendants. Code of Civil Procedure § 438(c).
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THIRD AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE

7 6. The third affirmative defense based on the doctrine of estoppel, as pled in Defendant’s

8 Answer fails to state sufficient facts to constitute a defense to the Complaint, or to any of the causes
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of action therein. Code of Civil Procedure § 438(c).
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7. The complaint of plaintiff and each cause of action contained therein states facts
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sufficient to constitute a cause of action against defendants. Code of Civil Procedure § 438(c).
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13 FOURTH AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE

14 8. The fourth affirmative defense based on the doctrine of waiver, as pled in Defendant’s
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answer fails to state sufficient facts to constitute a defense to the Complaint, or to any of the causes of
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action therein. Code of Civil Procedure § 438(c).
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9. The complaint of plaintiff and each cause of action contained therein states facts
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19 sufficient to constitute a cause of action against defendants. Code of Civil Procedure § 438(c).

20 FIFTH AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE
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10. The fifth affirmative defense of the doctrine of laches, as pled in Defendant’s Answer
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fails to state sufficient facts to constitute a defense to the Complaint, or to any of the causes of action
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therein. Code of Civil Procedure § 438(c).
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25 11. The complaint of plaintiff and each cause of action contained therein states facts

26 sufficient to constitute a cause of action against defendants. Code of Civil Procedure § 438(c).
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