Sample Motion for New Trial in California
This sample motion for a new trial in California is made under section 657 of the Code of Civil Procedure on one of the 7 grounds listed in said code section. The sample motion has been revised and updated in December 2016 and includes a notice of intention to move for new trial; memorandum of points and authorities with citations to case law and statutory authority, a sample declaration and proof of service by mail. The author is an entrepreneur 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.