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SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF _______________
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Case No.: [Case number] NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION TO (OR FOR) __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ MEMORANDUM OF POINTS AND AUTHORITIES; DECLARATION(S); ORDER AFTER HEARING
Hearing Date _________________ Time __________ Hearing Judge’s Name [if known] Required __________________________

Date Complaint/Petition filed ____________________ Required Trial date, if set ________________________________ Required Title/nature of attachments, other than declarations ►____________________________________________ Required Cal.Rules of Court, Rule 311(b) mandates all the Above Information

To ______________________ [and to _____________________ his or her attorney
Lawyer

of record:] or

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, on _______________ ___, ______ at ______,
Month Day Year Time

as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, in Department _________ of this court,
Insert the Department Number Furnished to You by the Clerk

located at _____________________________________ in
Street Address of the Court Facility

____________________, California
City

___________________________________________ will, and hereby does, move for an order
Insert Your Name

____________________________________________________________________________________
Compelling …, directing …, setting aside … [are Examples] (Use these spaces to request the what you would like the judge to order)

_____________________________________________________________________________________ The grounds upon which this motion is based are [1.]_________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________
With few exceptions – the court may consider only the grounds stated in the Notice of Motion (Code of Civil Procedure section 1010) Form by John A. Zorbas SBN 133860 Funded by a Grant from the Foundation of the State Bar of California. Published under the auspices of the Butte County Board of Law Library Trustees. Last Day Reviewed 4/06/2006 Intended for individual uses where permitted by Local Rule or custom. Ask the Law Librarian for references needed to complete this1 Form. Be advised that certain motions have presentation requirements that are not reflected on this Form. Use of the Resource Bibliography on Pages 9 and 10 of this Form is key. Be sure to utilize it before beginning your work. A number of attorneys can and do provide “Limited Scope Legal Assistance” – which should be sought before going-it alone, especially before, and for, appearing in Court. See Represent Yourself in Court: How to Prepare and Try a Winning Case 4th ed (Nolo Press) for information on how to hire an Attorney to act as a Legal Coach. Ask the Law Librarian for a list of Attorneys providing “Unbundled Legal Services.” Permission is granted to duplicate this Form if it is duplicated in its entirety, including this Paragraph, for nonprofit purposes only.

Avoid where possible such statements as “I think” and “I feel”.courtinfo. and reference it in your Statement of Facts. including this Paragraph. Be sure to utilize it before beginning your work. on the attached Declaration of ______________________________ (which is required to be completed and attached . for nonprofit purposes only.gov/forms/fillable/mc030. Last Day Reviewed 4/06/2006 Intended for individual uses where permitted by Local Rule or custom. and rules 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 [2.courtinfo. and for. Declarations may be made on Judicial Council Forms MC-030. Published under the auspices of the Butte County Board of Law Library Trustees. This form is found online at the California Court website http://www. Ask the Law Librarian for references needed to complete this2 Form. Dated: ______________________ ______.Instructions.]________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ Ask for Reference Assistance if you are unsure of the grounds.” Permission is granted to duplicate this Form if it is duplicated in its entirety. See Represent Yourself in Court: How to Prepare and Try a Winning Case 4th ed (Nolo Press) for information on how to hire an Attorney to act as a Legal Coach. and on such evidence as may be presented at the hearing of the motion.]________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ [3. Use of the Resource Bibliography on Pages 9 and 10 of this Form is key.ca.ca. especially before. Personal knowledge in a Statement of Facts is demonstrated by referencing to the Declaration(s) you offer and to the Exhibit(s) you attach. Ask the Law Librarian for a list of Attorneys providing “Unbundled Legal Services. Be advised that certain motions have presentation requirements that are not reflected on this Form. A number of attorneys can and do provide “Limited Scope Legal Assistance” – which should be sought before going-it alone. [on the declarations of Name of Person with Personal Knowledge of Facts that Will Support Your Motion Motion ____________________________________(if available) and ___________________________________ Name of Person with Personal Knowledge of Facts that Will Support Your (if available)]. STATEMENT OF FACTS . appearing in Court. The Rules of Court are online at the California Court website http://www. Form by John A. the records and file herein.Grounds are legal principles. on the memorandum of points and authorities served and filed herewith.and Insert Your Name which may make reference to the declarations of others). Zorbas SBN 133860 Funded by a Grant from the Foundation of the State Bar of California. Law Librarians and Court Staff are familiar with reference resources.gov/rules/ Organize your thoughts carefully and write truthfully. recite the facts of your case that are relevant to the motion you are making. & The motion will be based on this Notice of Motion. ________ [Month] [Date] [Year] _____________________________ [Your Signature] _____________________________ [Print Name] MEMORANDUM OF POINTS AND AUTHORITIES 1. make sure your attachment complies with California Rules of Court.pdf If you want to attach an Exhibit. Remember: You need to file one or more Declarations. In the spaces provided on the following page. in addition to the Motion you are making on this Form at the same time you file your Motion. Rule 311(e). on the pleadings. . code sections.

appearing in Court.1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 STATEMENT OF FACTS – Your Statement _____________________________________________________________________________________ Begin Stating the Facts Here _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________If necessary. Use of the Resource Bibliography on Pages 9 and 10 of this Form is key. A number of attorneys can and do provide “Limited Scope Legal Assistance” – which should be sought before going-it alone. and for. especially before. then begin work on the page headed STATUTORY AUTHORITY (which follows) Form by John A. . See Represent Yourself in Court: How to Prepare and Try a Winning Case 4th ed (Nolo Press) for information on how to hire an Attorney to act as a Legal Coach. Ask the Law Librarian for references needed to complete this3 Form. Be sure to utilize it before beginning your work. Be advised that certain motions have presentation requirements that are not reflected on this Form. Zorbas SBN 133860 Funded by a Grant from the Foundation of the State Bar of California.” Permission is granted to duplicate this Form if it is duplicated in its entirety. Insert additional pages between this page and the following page. Last Day Reviewed 4/06/2006 Intended for individual uses where permitted by Local Rule or custom. Ask the Law Librarian for a list of Attorneys providing “Unbundled Legal Services. Published under the auspices of the Butte County Board of Law Library Trustees. including this Paragraph. for nonprofit purposes only.

Reporter Abbrev 335 Begins Page Form by John A.S. Provide the names of Cases that support your motion in the spaces below.3d and Cal. by name of code. Cal. abbrev..S. abbrev.” Permission is granted to duplicate this Form if it is duplicated in its entirety.App. Statutory authority is mandatory. United States Constitution. Supply California Code sections or court rules that support your motion. Be advised that certain motions have presentation requirements that are not reflected on this Form.Ed.2d. Cal. Wainwright Make sure that you cite Use only officially published cases.2d.4th are mandatory authority. See Represent Yourself in Court: How to Prepare and Try a Winning Case 4th ed (Nolo Press) for information on how to hire an Attorney to act as a Legal Coach.1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 2.App. Cal. Supreme Court.S. Cite cases that will support your Motion in the spaces below. Use of the Resource Bibliography on Pages 9 and 10 of this Form is key. Ask the Law Librarian for a list of Attorneys providing “Unbundled Legal Services. and supervene all other law. California Supreme Court decisions. Last Day Reviewed 4/06/2006 Intended for individual uses where permitted by Local Rule or custom. Article _____ Section _________ California Code of Civil Procedure California _________________________ Code California _________________________ Code California Rules of Court. appearing in Court. and for. U. abbrev.3d and Cal. in the appropriate spaces below. especially before.S. mandatory authority in support of your Motion (U.App. including this Paragraph. A number of attorneys can and do provide “Limited Scope Legal Assistance” – which should be sought before going-it alone. Cal. 335. L. with the section number following. DECISIONAL CASE AUTHORITY. Be sure to utilize it before beginning your work. Zorbas SBN 133860 Funded by a Grant from the Foundation of the State Bar of California.. Local Rule(s) ____ & Rule(s) Section(s) Section(s) Section(s) __________ & __________ __________ & __________ __________ & __________ __________ & __________ ____ of the _____________ County Local Rules of Court 3. which are in all cases mandatory authority. statute governs where statute and cases conflict. Supreme Court decisions. Continue your work on page following: _____________________________________ ( 23 24 25 Case Title Year ) _____ Volume _______________ Reporter Abbrev Page _____ _____________________________________ ( Case Title Year ) _____ Volume _______________ Reporter Abbrev _____ Page _____________________________________ ( ) _____ Year Volume _______________ Reporter Abbrev _____ Page 26 27 28 Case Title Example Gideon v. Published under the auspices of the Butte County Board of Law Library Trustees. and officially-published California Court of Appeal decisions.Ed. With the exception of the decisions of the U.S. Article _____ Section _________ Constitution of California. (1963) 372 U. .. for nonprofit purposes only. just as statutes are mandatory authority). Cal.App..2d. Ask the Law Librarian for references needed to complete this4 Form. Cal. Wainwright Case Title (1963) Year Decided 372 Volume U. An example of a case citation is Gideon v.4th. STATUTORY AUTHORITY. L.

Last Day Reviewed 4/06/2006 Intended for individual uses where permitted by Local Rule or custom. See Represent Yourself in Court: How to Prepare and Try a Winning Case 4th ed (Nolo Press) for information on how to hire an Attorney to act as a Legal Coach. A number of attorneys can and do provide “Limited Scope Legal Assistance” – which should be sought before going-it alone. Explain why the California Code section(s) and/or the Rules and/or the In making your written presentation. [It is a reference to the preceding sentence!] Begin your legal argument here: _____________________________________________________________________________________ In 16 _____________________________________________________________________________________ 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Form by John A. the line number.►See 9 Witkin. Use of the Resource Bibliography on Pages 9 and 10 of this Form is key. _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ . Ask the Law Librarian for references needed to complete this5 Form. Be sure to utilize it before beginning your work. sections 928-944 (pp. follow whom in the hierarchy of Courts (and when). _____________________________________ ( Case Title Year ) _____ Volume _______________ Reporter Abbrev _____ Page _____________________________________ ( Case Title Year ) _____ Volume _______________ Reporter Abbrev _____ Page LEGAL ARGUMENT. including this Paragraph. appearing in Court. for nonprofit purposes only. Ask the Law Librarian for a list of Attorneys providing “Unbundled Legal Services. 964-986) for the Rules as to who must 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 4. 1997). the page number. Be advised that certain motions have presentation requirements that are not reflected on this Form. and in the declaration(s) [and in the document(s)] you will be attaching.” Permission is granted to duplicate this Form if it is duplicated in its entirety. to support it. if applicable. (Exhibit “A”. making references. Zorbas SBN 133860 Funded by a Grant from the Foundation of the State Bar of California. to refer to the relevant statements you supplied in the Statement of Facts. Page 5. and. you must include the (number or letter) designation of your Exhibit in your reference. especially before. and for. Notice of Motion. Line 13) is an example of a reference that complies with the Rules. California Procedure (4th Ed. Published under the auspices of the Butte County Board of Law Library Trustees. be sure Case(s) you cited support the relief requested.

for nonprofit purposes only. including this Paragraph. Last Day Reviewed 4/06/2006 Intended for individual uses where permitted by Local Rule or custom. Ask the Law Librarian for references needed to complete this6 Form.” Permission is granted to duplicate this Form if it is duplicated in its entirety. A number of attorneys can and do provide “Limited Scope Legal Assistance” – which should be sought before going-it alone. Use of the Resource Bibliography on Pages 9 and 10 of this Form is key. See Represent Yourself in Court: How to Prepare and Try a Winning Case 4th ed (Nolo Press) for information on how to hire an Attorney to act as a Legal Coach. Be sure to utilize it before beginning your work. Be advised that certain motions have presentation requirements that are not reflected on this Form. Zorbas SBN 133860 Funded by a Grant from the Foundation of the State Bar of California.1 2 3 4 5 6 7 _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ Continue your legal argument here: _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ 8 _____________________________________________________________________________________ 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ Form by John A. Published under the auspices of the Butte County Board of Law Library Trustees. . appearing in Court. especially before. and for. Ask the Law Librarian for a list of Attorneys providing “Unbundled Legal Services.

Conclude your Motion with the MOVING PARTY’S REQUEST. including this Paragraph. ________ [Month] [Date] [Year] _____________________________ [Your Signature] _____________________________ [Print Name] □ Petitioner or Plaintiff □ Respondent or Defendant [Check the applicable box] . Be advised that certain motions have presentation requirements that are not reflected on this Form. and for. appearing in Court. Be sure to utilize it before beginning your work. Zorbas SBN 133860 Funded by a Grant from the Foundation of the State Bar of California. Published under the auspices of the Butte County Board of Law Library Trustees._____________________________________________________________________________________ 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Form by John A. Ask the Law Librarian for references needed to complete this7 Form. 5.” Permission is granted to duplicate this Form if it is duplicated in its entirety. MOVING PARTY’S REQUEST. Last Day Reviewed 4/06/2006 Intended for individual uses where permitted by Local Rule or custom. Use of the Resource Bibliography on Pages 9 and 10 of this Form is key. insert additional pages between this page and the following page if you need more space to finish your Legal Argument. A number of attorneys can and do provide “Limited Scope Legal Assistance” – which should be sought before going-it alone. _____________________________________________________________________________________ If necessary. especially before. Ask the Law Librarian for a list of Attorneys providing “Unbundled Legal Services. See Represent Yourself in Court: How to Prepare and Try a Winning Case 4th ed (Nolo Press) for information on how to hire an Attorney to act as a Legal Coach. _____________________________________________ respectfully requests an order granting his/her motion to (or for) __________________________________________________________ State again what you stated in the “Caption” on page 1 _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ Respectfully submitted: ______________________ ______. for nonprofit purposes only. Your Name Based on the foregoing authorities.

(Compelling ….. ) Case No. IT IS ORDERED that the motion be.1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 Petitioner or Plaintiff 25 Respondent or Defendant 26 27 28  granted vs. ALL BOXES BLANK FOR THE JUDGE] On proof made to the satisfaction of the court that the motion ought to be or  denied. for nonprofit purposes only.: [Case number] ) ) ORDER AFTER HEARING ) (Cal. [Defendant's name]. especially before. . Be advised that certain motions have presentation requirements that are not reflected on this Form. Rule 313(l)) ) ) ) ) ) ) [Your Motion must include a Proposed Order. Leave only the Judge’s Part blank. _____________.] _____________________________________ [Name] _____________________________________ [Address] _____________________________________ [City and State] _____________________________________ [Telephone Number] □ Petitioner or Plaintiff □ Respondent or Defendant [Check the applicable box] SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA. including this Paragraph. [LEAVE  not present. Plaintiff. and for.) _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ came on regularly for a hearing by the court on _______________________ Month ___.” Permission is granted to duplicate this Form if it is duplicated in its entirety. appearing in Court. See Represent Yourself in Court: How to Prepare and Try a Winning Case 4th ed (Nolo Press) for information on how to hire an Attorney to act as a Legal Coach. A number of attorneys can and do provide “Limited Scope Legal Assistance” – which should be sought before going-it alone. _____. Day Year  present  present  not present. Last Day Reviewed 4/06/2006 Intended for individual uses where permitted by Local Rule or custom. Zorbas SBN 133860 Funded by a Grant from the Foundation of the State Bar of California. ________ Leave the space blank The Judge will make the Order Form by John A. Dated ______________________ ______. Ask the Law Librarian for references needed to complete this8 Form. Ask the Law Librarian for a list of Attorneys providing “Unbundled Legal Services. setting aside … were examples. Be sure to utilize it before beginning your work. Defendant [Plaintiff's name]. Published under the auspices of the Butte County Board of Law Library Trustees. Use of the Resource Bibliography on Pages 9 and 10 of this Form is key. COUNTY OF _______________ Insert the County Name The motion of _________________________________________________ for an order Your Name _____________________________________________________________________________________ Use the words you used on Page 1. directing …. and hereby is. Rules of Ct.

Last Day Reviewed 4/06/2006 Intended for individual uses where permitted by Local Rule or custom.E. 2000-. pp. California Procedure (4th ed.” Permission is granted to duplicate this Form if it is duplicated in its entirety. (2005 supp.Ed. 6/05) 33 California Forms of Pleading and Practice Annotated (Matthew Bender. jury instructions and sentencing / Edward A. Witkin – 4th ed. : Witkin Legal Institute.Bar 4th ed. Kept up-to-date by pocket parts .28. ________________________________________ Judge of the Superior Court BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SOURCES Library References 1 California Civil Procedure before Trial (Cont.E. 81 18 West’s Ann. p. 1125 RESOURCE BIBLIOGRAPHY Major Publishers California Continuing Education of the Bar Lexis Nexis Thomson West Overviews of California Law California criminal law / by B. Kept up-to-date by loose-leaf revision pages California criminal defense practice / by the Publisher’s editorial staff. pages 407-410. Code of Civil Procedure (1980 ed. Includes index California criminal law procedure and practice / Jeffrey G. pp. Witkin and members of the Witkin Legal Institute – 4th ed. : Witkin Legal Institute. Cal. . especially before. Minn. 2260 p .4th 1119. Rucker and Mark E.App. and for.7] California criminal practice. 2000-. Includes table of cases. 2 West’s Ann. 2 West’s Ann.E. (loose-leaf) : 26cm . Published under the auspices of the Butte County Board of Law Library Trustees. 441 23 Pt. rule 311. 3v. Kept up-to-date by pocket parts. See Represent Yourself in Court: How to Prepare and Try a Winning Case 4th ed (Nolo Press) for information on how to hire an Attorney to act as a Legal Coach. Rules of Court (2005 ed.) section 8. pp.: Continuing Education of the Bar. California evidence / by B. Ask the Law Librarian for references needed to complete this9 Form.). : Witkin Legal Institute.) Making and Opposing Noticed Motions. Calif. Rules of Court (2005 ed. 26 cm. 547-559 (rev. Francisco. §§ 372. including this Paragraph. 1981-. Oakland. forms + 1 computer optical disk (CD-ROM). 604-616 23 Pt. 5v. 2004 -. 7v. for nonprofit purposes only. Oakland. Calif. id. 2005-. Use of the Resource Bibliography on Pages 9 and 10 of this Form is key. Be sure to utilize it before beginning your work. 26 cm. 4v. St. Witkin and members of the Witkin Legal Institute – 3rd ed. Calif.E. Kept up-to-date by pocket parts Form by John A. San Francisco. 6v. sections 8-10. 2005. et al – 2005 ed. § 1010 pp. 2005) Motions and Orders.). Includes index California procedure / by B.[Month] [Date] [Year] 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Pleading and Practice Materials California civil procedure before trial / by the Publisher’s editorial staff – 4th ed.1-12. 1996-. Calif. Ask the Law Librarian for a list of Attorneys providing “Unbundled Legal Services. Francisco. New York. 2004-. . Greenwald (2003) 107 Cal. motions. : Witkin Legal Institute. : Thomson West.: Continuing Education of the Bar – California. Kept up-to-date by pocket parts. 151 – 03/04) 6 Witkin. : Matthew-Bender. 1997) Proceedings without Trial. 445-446 Cases Luri v. Adachi. foll. (loose-leaf) . 26 cm. Be advised that certain motions have presentation requirements that are not reflected on this Form. Calif. Francisco. xlix. forms . Kept up-todate by pocket parts and by stand-alone softcover supplements Summary of California law / by B. rule 313. N. p. §§ 12. Witkin and members of the Witkin Legal Institute – 10th ed. table of statutes and index [v. Paul. Includes bibliographical references and index.60. Overland – 3rd ed.). appearing in Court. 26 cm.Y.California. A number of attorneys can and do provide “Limited Scope Legal Assistance” – which should be sought before going-it alone. Cal. Kept up-to-date by loose-leaf revision pages. Zorbas SBN 133860 Funded by a Grant from the Foundation of the State Bar of California. 26 cm. Calif. 372-65 – 372-74 (rel.

table of cases [vol.htm?Unit=menu Shepard’s California citations. Online Free: http://www. the California Appellate Reports and the California Supreme Court reports. with the new editions superseding the previous ones West’s Northern California local court rules / compiled and indexed by the Publisher’s editorial staff. continuing with Business and Professions. Kept up to date by Yellow annual cumulative supplements and Red monthly cumulative supplements. and in Appellate Departments Superior Court. Published under the auspices of the Butte County Board of Law Library Trustees. and. and by replacement. San Francisco. Kept up-to-date by weekly “advance sheets” also called: West’s California reporter. by West’s California legislative service – 13 pamphlets issued ea yr. for access to new laws..1 (2004)-. 1v. Supplemented between supplements by Blue interim supplement. Oakland.gov/opinions/continue. : Matthew-Bender. Kept up-to-date by loose-leaf revision inserts. (loose-leaf) : forms . 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for nonprofit purposes only. See Represent Yourself in Court: How to Prepare and Try a Winning Case 4th ed (Nolo Press) for information on how to hire an Attorney to act as a Legal Coach. Ask the Law Librarian for a list of Attorneys providing “Unbundled Legal Services. appearing in Court. .1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Authority Motion Authority means law A motion is an application to the court for an order (Code of Civil Procedure. section 1003) Form by John A. Published under the auspices of the Butte County Board of Law Library Trustees. Last Day Reviewed 4/06/2006 Intended for individual uses where permitted by Local Rule or 11 custom. including this Paragraph. especially before.” Permission is granted to duplicate this Form if it is duplicated in its entirety. Zorbas SBN 133860 Funded by a Grant from the Foundation of the State Bar of California. Be advised that certain motions have presentation requirements that are not reflected on this Form. A number of attorneys can and do provide “Limited Scope Legal Assistance” – which should be sought before going-it alone. Be sure to utilize it before beginning your work. Use of the Resource Bibliography on Pages 9 and 10 of this Form is key. Ask the Law Librarian for references needed to complete this Form. and for.