Sample Opposition to Motion for Award of Attorney's Fees in California
This sample opposition to a motion for an award of attorney's fees in California is used to oppose a motion for attorney's fees after a judgment has been entered on several grounds including (1) that the amount of requested attorney's fees are excessive, (2) the motion fails to provide sufficient information and (3) the judgment entered was for less than $25,000 and could have been rendered in a limited civil case. The sample is 11 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 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.