Civil Lawsuit Basics: Making & Opposing Motions (Torrance)

Thursday, May 3  12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

A motion is the way a litigant requests a court order and may be made at any time while an action is pending and the relief sought is appropriate. Motions can have a huge impact on your case. This class is intended to give an overview of motion practice in California state court and the rules of procedure that apply to making, filing, serving and opposing motions.

Class covers:

  • What a motion is and why law and motion practice is an important part of your case
  • When a motion is appropriate
  • What is included in a motion
  • How to get a motion on calendar and rules regarding service, filing and proper notice
  • Requirements for ex parte, noticed and oral motions, and when each is appropriate


Torrance South Bay County Building
825 Maple Ave., Room 110
Torrance, CA 90503

Presented by:  Nicole Stednitz  

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