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2014 California Rules of Court

Rule 3.1103. Definitions and construction

(a) Law and motion defined

"Law and motion" includes any proceedings:

(1)On application before trial for an order, except for causes arising under the Welfare and Institutions Code, the Probate Code, the Family Code, or Code of Civil Procedure sections 527.6, 527.7, 527.8, and 527.85; or

(2)On application for an order regarding the enforcement of judgment, attachment of property, appointment of a receiver, obtaining or setting aside a judgment by default, writs of review, mandate and prohibition, a petition to compel arbitration, and enforcement of an award by arbitration.

(Subd (a) amended effective January 1, 2011; previously amended effective July 1, 1997.)

(b) Application of rules on extending or shortening time

Rules 1.10(c) and 2.20 on extending or shortening time apply to proceedings under this division.

(Subd (b) amended effective January 1, 2007.)

(c) Application to demurrers

Unless the context or subject matter otherwise requires, the rules in this division apply to demurrers.

(Subd (c) amended effective January 1, 2007.)

Rule 3.1103 amended effective January 1, 2011; adopted as rule 303 effective January 1, 1984; previously amended effective July 1, 1984; previously amended and renumbered effective January 1, 2007.

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