Sample Motion for Protective Order Regarding Interrogatories for California
This sample motion for a protective order regarding special interrogatories in California is made pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure section 2030.090 and is used when the propounding party has propounded more than 35 special interrogatories without attaching the declaration for additional discovery required, and that the interrogatories are clearly not relevant to any claim or defense involved in the action and are unduly burdensome and oppressive. The sample motion also requests sanctions. The sample has been revised and updated in March 2018, is 15 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.