Sample Motion for Change of Venue for Divorce in California
This sample motion for change of venue in a dissolution (divorce) case in California is filed pursuant to the provisions of Code of Civil Procedure section 397.5 on the grounds that both the petitioner and respondent have moved from the county where the original judgment or order was made and the ends of justice and the convenience of the parties would be promoted by the change of venue. The sample has been revised and updated as of January 31, 2016, is 8 pages and includes brief instructions, a memorandum of points and authorities, sample declaration and proof of service. The author is a freelance paralegal who has worked in California and Federal litigation since 1995 and has used this sample for many years. Note that the author is NOT an attorney and no guarantee or warranty is provided.