Sample Motion to Amend Judgment in California to Correct Clerical Error
This sample motion to amend a judgment in California to correct a clerical error is filed under Code of Civil Procedure section 473(d). The motion requests that the judgment be amended nunc pro tunc on the grounds that their clerical error has caused the judgment that was actually entered to not accurately reflect the outcome indicated when the judgment was originally declared. The sample is 14 pages and includes brief instructions, a memorandum of points and authorities with citations to case law and statutory authority; sample declaration, proposed order 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.