Sample Motion to Amend Judgment for California
This sample motion to amend the terms and conditions for payment of a judgment for California is for use in limited civil judgments only and is made pursuant to section 582.5 of the Code of Civil Procedure. It is used by a defendant to request that the Court allow them to pay the judgment in monthly installment payments. The sample motion has been revised and updated in December 2016 and has a memorandum of points and authorities with citations to case law and statutory authority, a sample declaration and a proof of service by mail. The author is a freelance paralegal that has worked in California and Federal litigation since 1995 and has used this sample for many years. Note that the author is NOT an attorney and no guarantee or warranty is provided.