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8 Superior Court of the State of California

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12 Plaintiff, ) NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION FOR
) APPOINTMENT OF DISCOVERY REFEREE
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) 639(a)(5); MEMORANDUM OF POINTS AND
14 Any Defendant, and DOES 1-5 ) AUTHORITIES; DECLARATION OF
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4 TO PLAINTIFF ______________________, AND THEIR ATTORNEYS OF RECORD:
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PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on __________________, at ________.M., or as soon after
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that as the matter can be heard, in Department, ___ of the above-entitled court located at
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8 _____________________________________________, ________________________, (hereinafter

9 referred to as “_____________”) will and hereby does move the Court for an order referring this
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action/matter to NAME, ADDRESS, PHONE NUMBER AND STATE BAR NUMBER, IF ANY,
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OF PROPOSED DISCOVERY REFEREE, as referee to hear and determine all discovery motions
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and disputes relevant to discovery herein, including, but not limited to, disputes pertaining to
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14 imposition of sanctions, and to report findings and make recommendations thereon.

15 This motion will be made based on the authority of Code of Civil Procedure § 639(a)(5) and
16 (d)(2) on the grounds that exceptional circumstances require the reference. The exceptional
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circumstances are LIST HERE THE EXCEPTIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES SUCH AS
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NUMEROUS PARTIES, THE AMOUNT OF EVIDENCE IN THE CASE IS EXPECTED TO
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21 No contract between the parties mandates the use of a reference to settle such disputes and

22 PLAINTIFF OR DEFENDANT refuses to stipulate to an order of reference. However,
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PLAINTIFF OR DEFENDANT believes that the exceptional circumstances stated above require
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the reference.
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The motion shall be based upon this notice of motion and motion, the attached memorandum
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27 of points and authorities, the attached declaration of ____________ and exhibits attached thereto,

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