Sample Motion for Directed Verdict in California under Code of Civil Procedure section 630
This sample motion for directed verdict in California is filed under Code of Civil Procedure section 630 on the grounds that the evidence presented by the opposing party is insufficient to support a jury verdict in their favor. This motion can be used by either a plaintiff or a defendant. The sample is 14 pages and includes brief instructions, a memorandum of points and authorities with citations to case law and statutory authority, sample declaration 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.