Sample Motion for Leave to Amend Answer in California
This sample motion for leave to file an amended answer in California is filed pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure sections 473(a) and 576 on the grounds that allowing the amended Answer to be filed would be in the furtherance of justice and would not prejudice the opposing party. The sample is 12 pages and includes brief instructions, a memorandum of points and authorities with citations to case law and statutory authority, sample declaration and proof of service by mail. 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.