Sample Motion to Quash Service in California Divorce
This sample motion to quash service for a dissolution (divorce) case in California is filed pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure section 418.10 and Family Code section 210 on the grounds that the alleged service of the summons and petition on the respondent was defective and should be quashed. The sample has been revised and updated as of January 2016, 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. The author is a freelance paralegal who has worked in California and Federal litigation since 1995. Note that the author is NOT an attorney and no guarantee or warranty is provided.