Updated 1/8/09

California Civil Procedure
General Civil Procedure Resources
Win Your Lawsuit, Nolo Press Represent Yourself in Court, Nolo Press Litigation by the Numbers, Lawdable Press California Procedure, Witkin California Paralegal Manual: Civil Procedure, Rutter Group California Civil Litigation Forms Manual, CEB West’s California Code Forms- Civil Procedure, Thomson West California Codes California Code of Civil Procedure: http://leginfo.ca.gov/cgibin/calawquery?codesection=ccp&codebody=&hits=20 California Evidence Code: http://leginfo.ca.gov/cgibin/calawquery?codesection=evid&codebody=&hits=20 California Rules of Court Alameda County Local Rules: http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/courts/rules/localrules2008/index.shtml Alameda County Local Rules- Table of Contents: http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/courts/rules/localrules2008/tableofcontents.pdf California Rules of Court (State Court): http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/rules/ Northern District of California Local Rules (Federal Court): www.cand.uscourts.gov/cand/LocalRul.nsf/fec20e529a5572f0882569b6006607e0?OpenView Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure: http://www.uscourts.gov/rules/appel2007.pdf

Civil Procedure Before Trial, Rutter Group California Civil Procedure Before Trial, CEB Civil Procedure Before Trial FORMS, Rutter Group Federal Civil Procedure Before Trial, Rutter Group

California Civil Procedure Before Trial

Statutes of Limitations Civil Procedure Before Trial: Statutes of Limitations, Rutter Group Preparing the Pleadings and Summons California Causes of Action, James Publishing California Forms of Pleading & Practice, Chapter 123: Complaints & Cross-Complaints, Matthew Bender California Forms of Pleading & Practice, Chapter 375: Motions to Strike- Pleadings, Bender Link Contains Form(s)=kk k Searchable Database=kk k Alameda County Local Rules= kk k

Updated 1/8/09 Responding to a Complaint or Cross-Complaint: Evaluating Your Options, CEB Action Guide California Affirmative Defenses, Thomson West California Forms of Pleading & Practice, Chapter 26: Answers, Matthew Bender California Forms of Pleading & Practice, Chapter 206: Demurrers & Motions for Judgment on the Pleadings, Matthew Bender California Forms of Pleading & Practice, Chapter 524: Shortening & Extension of Time, Bender Tort Pleadings: http://courtinfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/forms.cgi?Forms=PL Contract Pleadings: http://courtinfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/forms.cgi?Forms=CO General Denial Form: http://courtinfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/forms.cgi?Forms=PLG Summons Forms: http://courtinfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/forms.cgi?Forms=SUM Service of Process Handling Service of Process: Serving Summons in Civil Proceedings, CEB Action Guide The Registered Process Server’s Guide to Service of Process in California, Attorney Service of San Francisco California Forms of Pleading & Practice, Chapter 518: Service of Summons & Papers, Matthew Bender International Service of Process, ABA Information Sheet for Personal Proof of Service: http://courtinfo.ca.gov/forms/fillable/pos020.pdf Information Sheet for Proof of Service by First Class Mail: http://courtinfo.ca.gov/forms/fillable/pos030.pdf Proof of Service Forms: http://courtinfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/forms.cgi?Forms=POS Default Judgments Civil Defaults and Default Judgments, California Court Clerks Association California Forms of Pleading & Practice, Chapter 205: Defaults & Default Judgments, Bender Judgment Form: http://courtinfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/forms.cgi?Forms=JUD Discovery California Civil Discovery Practice, CEB California Civil Discovery, Matthew Bender Creating Your Discovery Plan, CEB Action Guide Obtaining Discovery: Initiating & Responding to Discovery Procedures, CEB Action Guide California Deposition & Discovery Practice, Matthew Bender Nolo’s Deposition Handbook, Nolo Press Handling Depositions, CEB Action Guide Handling Motions to Compel and Other Discovery Motions, CEB Action Guide California Forms of Pleading & Practice, Chapters 190-204: Discovery, Matthew Bender Discovery Forms: http://courtinfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/forms.cgi?Forms=DSC Case Management Case Management Forms: http://courtinfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/forms.cgi?Forms=CM Summary Judgments Making and Opposing a Summary Judgment Motion, CEB Action Guide California Forms of Pleading & Practice, Chapter 537: Summary Judgment, Matthew Bender
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Updated 1/8/09

California Civil Procedure During Trial
Civil Trials & Evidence, Rutter Group California Civil Procedure During Trial, CEB Preparing for Trial, CEB Action Guide California Attorney’s Guide to Damages, CEB Federal Civil Trials & Evidence, Rutter Group

Peremptory Disqualifications California Judges Benchguide- Disqualification of a Judge: http://www2.courtinfo.ca.gov/protem/pubs/bg02.pdf Motions California Points & Authorities, Matthew Bender California Forms of Pleading & Practice, Chapter 372: Motions and Orders, Bender California Forms of Pleading & Practice, Chapter 375: Motions to Strike- Pleadings, Bender California Forms of Pleading & Practice, Chapter 373: Motions in Limine, Matthew Bender California Forms of Pleading & Practice, Chapter 374: Motions to Reconsider, Matthew Bender California Forms of Pleading & Practice, Chapter 371: Motions After Trial, Matthew Bender Evidence Jefferson’s California Evidence Benchbook, CEB Effective Introduction of Evidence in California, CEB California Evidence, Witkin Simons California Evidence Manual, Thomson/West California Courtroom Evidence, LexisNexis California Motions in Limine, Thomson/West California Forms of Pleading & Practice, Chapter 373: Motions in Limine, Matthew Bender California Trial Objections, CEB Subpoenas Handling Subpoenas, CEB Action Guide California Forms of Pleading & Practice, Chapter 535: Subpoena, Matthew Bender How to Subpoena a Witness: http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/programs/cfcc/pdffiles/howtosubpoena.pdf Subpoena Forms: http://courtinfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/forms.cgi?Forms=SUB Witnesses Preparing Witnesses: A Practical Guide for Lawyers and Their Clients, CEB California Expert Witness Guide, CEB Handling Expert Witnesses in California Courts, CEB Action Guide Model Witness Examinations, ABA Jury Instructions Judicial Council of California Civil Jury Instructions (CACI), Judicial Council of California California Jury Instructions, Civil (BAJI), West's Committee for California Civil Jury Instructions Judicial Council of California Civil Jury Instructions (CACI): http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/jury/civiljuryinstructions/
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Updated 1/8/09 Verdicts and Settlements Trials Digest, Trials Digest Publishing Inc. VerdictSearch California (Jury Verdicts Weekly), National Law Journal California Forms of Pleading & Practice, Chapter 326A: Jury Verdicts, Matthew Bender California Forms of Pleading & Practice, Chapter 520: Settlement and Release, Bender California Forms of Pleading & Practice, Chapter 212: Dismissal, Matthew Bender

Civil Appeals & Writs, Rutter Group California Civil Appellate Practice, CEB Appeals Procedure Manual, California Court Association Handling Civil Appeals, CEB Action Guide Federal Ninth Circuit Appellate Practice, Rutter Group California Forms of Pleading & Practice, Chapter 42: Appeal- Notice of Appeal, Bender Information on Appeals: http://courtinfo.ca.gov/forms/fillable/app001.pdf A Visitor’s Guide to the California Courts of Appeal: http://courtinfo.ca.gov/reference/documents/ctappbro.pdf California Courts of Appeal: http://courtinfo.ca.gov/courts/courtsofappeal/contact.htm A Visitor’s Guide to the Supreme Court of California: http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/reference/documents/visguide.pdf Appellate Forms: http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/forms.cgi?Forms=APP Appellate Briefs California Forms of Pleading & Practice, Chapter 50: Appeal- Briefs, Matthew Bender California Public Law Library Briefs Service (Electronic Resource) Appellate Briefs: http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/courts/courtsofappeal/appbriefs.cfm Petitioning for Review by the California Supreme Court: http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/courts/supreme/petitionqna.htm

California Civil Appeals

Introduction to Alameda County Civil Cases: http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/selfhelp/Civil/index.html Alameda County Fee Schedule: http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/courts/fees/CurrentFeeSchedule.pdf Request for Accommodations by Persons with Disabilities: http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/courts/forms/mc410.pdf Functions of the Court Clerk: http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/forms/documents/mc800.pdf Information for the Plaintiff (Complaint, Summons & Service): http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/selfhelp/Civil/plaintiff.html Information for the Defendant (Default, Answer, Attacking the Pleadings): http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/selfhelp/Civil/defendant.html Case Management, Settlements, Discovery, Motions, Summary Judgments: http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/selfhelp/Civil/plaintiff%20and%20Defendant.html Trial Setting: http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/selfhelp/Civil/settingtrial.html Preparing for Trial: http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/selfhelp/Civil/readytrial.html Mandatory Settlement Conference: www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/selfhelp/Civil/manconf.html
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Alameda County Civil Procedure

Updated 1/8/09 Trials- Limine Motions and Judgments: http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/selfhelp/Civil/trial.html Appeals & Collecting Your Judgment: http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/selfhelp/Civil/followingtrial.html

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