Sample Ex-Parte Application for Continuance of Trial Date for Eviction in California
This sample ex-parte application for a continuance of trial date in an unlawful detainer (eviction) in California is filed pursuant to California Rule of Court 3.1332 and Code of Civil Procedure section 1170.5 on the grounds that a continuance is necessary due to illness of a party or witness or other grounds specified in California Rule of Court 3.1332. The sample has been revised and updated as of January 2017, is 15 pages and include brief instructions, a memorandum of points and authorities with citations to case law and statutory authority, sample declaration and sample declaration regarding notice of ex-parte hearing and proposed order. The author is a freelance paralegal that has worked in California and Federal litigation since 1995. Note that the author is NOT an attorney and no guarantee or warranty is provided.