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Civil Procedure

Application to Reconsider and Modify Order

Change of Venue

Dismissal

Generic Motions, Orders, Stipulations

Payment of Judgment by Installments

Service of Process

Set Aside Default


Application to Reconsider and Modify Order

Application for Order Reconsidering Matter and Modifying, Amending or Revoking Prior Order (rev. 3/2008) (prepared by the Ventura Courts Self-Help Legal Access Center)

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Change of Venue

Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of Motion for Change of Venue

Motion for Change of Venue (rev. 8/2007)

Order for Change of Venue (rev. 8/2007)

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Dismissal

Mandatory vs. Discretionary Dismissal Rules (Rev. 5/2007) (Prepared by the Santa Clara Superior Court Self Service Center .)

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Generic Motions, Orders, Stipulations

Instructions

Third Party Claim (30 KB)

Directions for Bringing a Motion (15 KB)

How Do I File a Motion? (23 KB)

Templates and Samples

Generic Stipulation and Order (17 KB)

Generic Order (32 KB)

Generic Motion (99 KB)

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Payment of Judgment in Installments

Notice of Motion and Motion for Order Permitting Payment of Judgment by Installments (Rev. 10/2011, 35 KB) (prepared by the Ventura Courts Self-Help Legal Access Center )

Order Permitting Payment of Judgment by Installments (Rev. 10/2011, 30 KB) (prepared by the Ventura Courts Self-Help Legal Access Center )

Stipulation and Order for Payment of Judgment by Installments (Rev. 10/2011, 18 KB) (prepared by the Ventura Courts Self-Help Legal Access Center )

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Service of Process (see also individual subject matter areas)

Cross-National Issues

How to Serve by Publication or Posting (Revised 12-4-14). Click for Sample. Prepared by the  Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara

Instructions

Jurisdiction and Service of Process: Publication of Summons (Rev. 8/2009) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego )

Personal Jurisdiction and Service of Process (Rev. 8/2009) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego )

How to Serve (for the person suing) (424 KB) (Prepared by the San Francisco ACCESS Center )
Also available in Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Russian, and Tagalog.

Service of Documents to Someone Who Is Incarcerated (20 KB)

Service of Process on the Secretary of State for Non-Resident Corporations with No Agent for Service of Process in California (73 KB) (prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, Small Claims Advisor )

How to serve a Small Claims case if you were involved in a car accident with a driver or owner who lives outside of California? (136 KB) (prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Orange, Small Claims Advisor )

How to find the other party for Service (Family Court) (Rev/ 1/2007) (Prepared by the Santa Clara Superior Court Self Service Center ).

How to Serve a UD complaint? (Spanish) (Rev. 3/2008) (prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of San Bernardino ).

Instructions for serving by substitute service or post/mail (Rev. 03/2008) (prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of San Bernardino ).

Finding the Other Party (Small Claims Court) (rev. 10/2011) (Prepared by the Santa Clara Superior Court Self-Help Center)

How to Find an Agent for Service of Process for a Corporation, LLC or LP (rev. 05/2011) (Prepared by the Santa Clara Superior Court Self-Help Center)

Do You Want to Serve Someone Who is in Jail or Prison in California? (Rev.12/2011) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

How to Serve by Publication (Rev. 12/2010) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

Samples and Templates

Serve by Publication (Rev. 01/2010) (Prepared by the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara)

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Set Aside Default

Motion for Order Setting Aside Default/Vacating Default Judgment/Staying Execution of Judgment (10/2011, 26 KB) (prepared by the Ventura Courts Self-Help Legal Access Center )

Order Granting Motion to Set Aside Default/Vacate Default Judgment/Stay Execution (10/2011, 32 KB) (prepared by the Ventura Courts Self-Help Legal Access Center )

Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of Respondent/Defendant's Motion to Set Aside Default Judgment (10/2011, 43 KB)

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