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2014 California Rules of Court

Rule 3.1110. General format

(a) Notice of motion

A notice of motion must state in the opening paragraph the nature of the order being sought and the grounds for issuance of the order.

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

(b) Date of hearing and other information

The first page of each paper must specify immediately below the number of the case:

(1)The date, time, and location, if ascertainable, of any scheduled hearing and the name of the hearing judge, if ascertainable;

(2)The nature or title of any attached document other than an exhibit;

(3)The date of filing of the action; and

(4)The trial date, if set.

(Subd (b) amended effective January 1, 2007; previously amended effective July 1, 1997.)

(c) Pagination of documents

Documents bound together must be consecutively paginated.

(Subd (c) amended and lettered effective January 1, 2007; adopted as part of subd (b).

(d) Reference to previously filed papers

Any paper previously filed must be referred to by date of execution and title.

(Subd (d) amended and relettered effective January 1, 2007; adopted as subd (c.)

(e) Binding

All pages of each document and exhibit must be attached together at the top by a method that permits pages to be easily turned and the entire content of each page to be read.

(Subd (e) amended and relettered effective January 1, 2007; adopted as subd (d) effective July 1, 1997.)

(f) Format of exhibits

Each exhibit must be separated by a hard 81/2 x 11 sheet with hard paper or plastic tabs extending below the bottom of the page, bearing the exhibit designation. An index to exhibits must be provided. Pages from a single deposition and associated exhibits must be designated as a single exhibit.

(Subd (f) amended and relettered effective January 1, 2007; adopted as subd (e) effective July 1, 1997.)

(g) Translation of exhibits

Exhibits written in a foreign language must be accompanied by an English translation, certified under oath by a qualified interpreter.

(Subd (g) amended and lettered effective January 1, 2007; adopted as part of subd (e) effective July 1, 1997.)

Rule 3.1110 amended and renumbered effective January 1, 2007; adopted as rule 311 effective January 1, 1984; previously amended effective July 1, 1997.

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