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Designation Statement Counter Designation Statement - California
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Superior Court In And For The County of Mendocino ACCELERATED CIVIL TRIAL RULES Attorney Address Court Use Only SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF MENDOCINO Plaintiff(s) Case Number ( ) DESIGNATION STATEMENT ( ) COUNTER DESIGNATION STATEMENT v. Defendant-(s) ( ) Plaintiff ( ) Defendant ( ) Cross Complainant ( ) Cross Defendant NOTE: DO NOT COMPLETE THIS FORM UNLESS REQUESTING OR OPPOSING CLASS II OR CLASS III DESIGNATION. 1. 2. State whether you believe this action should be designated as ( ) Class II or ( ) Class III. Indicate each of the following categories that applies to this action: ( ) Tort - Personal Injury ( ) a. Motor Vehicle Personal Injury/Property Damage ( ) b. Nonmotor Vehicle Personal Injury/Property Damage ( ) c. ( ) d. ( ) e. ( ) Tort - Other ( ) a. ( ) b. ( ) c. ( ) d. ( ) e. ( ) f. Medical Malpractice Products Liability Other (Specify) Defamation Wrongful Discharge Fraud Bad Faith Other Malpractice (Attorney, Architect, Accountant, etc.) Other (Specify) ( ) Civil - Other ( ) a. Injunction ( ) b. Declaratory Relief ( ) c. Eminent Domain ( ) d. Unlawful Detainer 4-19. 2000 (C) American LegalNet, Inc. Superior Court In And For The County Of Mendocino ( ) e. ( ) f. ( ) g. Construction Litigation Multiparty Business Litigation Contract 1. Type of Contract (Note, Construction , Purchase/Sales, Franchise, etc.) 2. Relief Sought (Rescission, Restitution , Reformation Specific Performance) ( ) h. Other (Specify) 3. Length of Trial - Preliminary Assessment a. days ( ) Jury ( ) Nonjury b. Number of witnesses to be called: Number of parties: a. Number of Plaintiffs Defendants b. Are Cross Complainants filed or likely to file? c. Number of Cross Complainants Availability for service: a. Are all Defendants or Cross Defendants available for service? b. If not, explain why. Arbitration - Preliminary Assessment ( ) a. Subject to Arbitration ( ) b. Not subject to arbitration ( ) c. If not, explain why. 4. 5. 6. Extent of Discovery a. Describe the discovery you expect to conduct and that you expect to be conducted by adverse parties: 1. Number of depositions to be take: 2. Number of sets of interrogatories: 3. Requests for admissions, production, etc.: b. experts: Describe the extent of discovery you expect regarding 1. Number of expert witnesses to be deposed: State whether you expect to conduct depositions c. outside the Mendocino County area and if so, where: d. Estimate total time for completion of all described discovery. 8. Amount in controversy: a. State the amount of relief sought: 4-20. 2000 (C) American LegalNet, Inc. 7. Superior Court In And For The County of Mendocino b. State whether there is a prayer for punitive damages and the amount sought: c. Other remedies sought: 9. Law and Motion: State the nature and extent of law and motion, including motions to change venue, quash service, attack pleadings or for summary judgment that you contemplate: 10. Priority or Preference: If this action is entitled to any preference or priority for trial, state the basis for such claim: 11. Appellate or Writ Proceedings: If you anticipate that intermediate appellate or writ proceedings will be filed during the course of this action, describe such proceedings: 12. Complexity of Substantive and Procedural Issues: a. If you believe that any issues in this action are unusually complex, are issues of first impression, or involve a split of appellate authority, describe such issues: b. If pending cases in the appellate courts may affect the decision of this court during the pendency of this case before trial, describe the appellate case and why they will affect the decision of this case: 13. Pendency of Other Actions: If there are other actions or proceedings pending in this Court or any other court or agency that may affect the prosecution of this action (examples: bankruptcy, other actions on the same subject that may be consolidated, other actions that may be coordinated with this action, 4-21. 2000 (C) American LegalNet, Inc. Superior Court In And For The County Of Mendocino other actions or claims in arbitration, receiverships, declaratory relief actions regarding coverage, etc.), describe each such action and the parties affected: 14. State any other matters that you believe would affect the classification of this case: Dated: Attorney for: 4-22. 2000 (C) American LegalNet, Inc.