Sample ex parte application for service of summons on California corporation by delivery to the Secretary of State
This sample ex parte application for an order authorizing service of summons on a California corporation by delivery to the Secretary of State is filed under the provisions of Corporations Code section 1702 on the grounds that despite a diligent search the Plaintiff has been unable to find any officer or agent of the corporation to be served on behalf of the corporation under Code of Civil Procedure section 416.10. The sample is 12 pages and includes brief instructions, a memorandum of points and authorities with citations to statutory authority, sample declaration, sample declaration regarding ex parte notice, and a proposed order after ex parte hearing. The author is an entrepreneur and freelance paralegal that has worked in California and Federal litigation since 1995 and has created over 300 sample legal documents for sale. Note that the author is NOT an attorney and no guarantee or warranty is provided.