Civil Lawsuit Basics: Vacating Defaults and Setting Aside Mistakes

Friday, January 26, 2018
12:15 p.m. — 1:45 p.m.

Mistakes happen in the course of a civil lawsuit. A defendant may fail to respond to a lawsuit, resulting in a default; or, a plaintiff may fail to respond to a motion to dismiss. In this class, learn about civil procedures for setting aside defaults and other mistakes in California state courts.

Class covers:

  • California Code of Civil Procedure § 473
  • When and how a party may seek relief from his or her mistakes
  • What constitutes “default” and “dismissal”
  • Preparing motions to vacate

Presented by: 
Austin Stoub, Reference Librarian - LA Law Library

Registration fees: FREE
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