Sample Motion for Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict for Eviction in California
This sample motion for judgment notwithstanding the verdict for an eviction in California is made pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure sections 629 and 1177 on the grounds that there is no substantial evidence to support the jury’s verdict. The sample has been revised and updated as of February 2018, is 13 pages and includes brief instructions, a memorandum of points and authorities with citations to case law and statutory authority, proposed order granting judgment notwithstanding the verdict and a proof of service by mail. The author is a freelance paralegal and entrepreneur who has worked in California and Federal litigation since 1995. Note that the author is NOT an attorney and no guarantee or warranty is provided.