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Trial Readiness Conference Statement GR.020 - California
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SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF BUTTE RULES ATTORNEY OR PARTY WITHOUT ATTORNEY (Name & Address): TELEPHONE NO: FOR COURT USE ONLY ATTORNEY FOR (Name): In Pro Per Plaintiff Defendant SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF BUTTE Butte County Courthouse 655 Oleander Avenue Chico, CA 95926 PLAINTIFF: DEFENDANT: CASE NUMBER: TRIAL READINESS CONFERENCE STATEMENT This form must be completed in full by an attorney for each represented party and by each non-represented party. It must be presented with all applicable exhibits to the clerk at the Trial Readiness Conference scheduled for __________________________ at ____:____ [ ] a.m. [ ] p.m. Completion of this statement requires that counsel (or non-represented parties) have conducted a meaningful "meet and confer" conference. 1. CASE INFORMATION: 1. Date Complaint Filed: 2. Attorney for Plaintiff: Attorney for Plaintiff: Attorney for Defendant: Attorney for Defendant: _________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ________________________ ________________________ ___________________________________________ ___________________________________________ 3. Has a jury been demanded? [ ] Yes [ ] No a. If yes, by [ ] Plaintiff or [ ] Defendant? b. If yes, have advance jury fees been paid? [ ] Yes No. If yes, date jury fees paid: _______________________ c. Do the parties stipulate to a jury of less than twelve? [ ] Yes [ ] No If yes, to how many? _______ (GR.020) Mandatory Page 1 of 5 (A.D. 7-1-12) TRIAL READINESS CONFERENCE STATEMENT American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF BUTTE RULES 4. The estimate to try the entire case is _______ days. This estimate includes the time for all remaining pretrial motions, jury selection (if applicable), testimony of all witnesses for all parties, opening statements, final arguments, and jury instructions (if applicable). It assumes five to six hours of trial per day, but excludes any time for jury deliberations. 2. EXHIBITS APPENDED TO THIS STATEMENT: Check each item below and, unless inapplicable, attach the following exhibits as directed: Requests for Dismissal: [ ] Inapplicable. [ ] Appended as "Exhibit A: Request for Dismissal". State any dismissals requested of parties or causes of action, and the party or parties making the request. Proposed Amendments: [ ] Inapplicable. [ ] Appended as "Exhibit B: Proposed Amendments". State any requested amendments to the pleadings or pretrial orders, and the party or parties making the request. Causes of Action and Defenses: [ ] Appended as "Exhibit C: Causes of Action and Defenses". Summarize each party's causes of action and each party's affirmative defenses (assuming that the dismissals and amendments referred to in Exhibits A and B are approved). Unlisted causes of action and defenses may be deemed dismissed. Issues of Law: [ ] Inapplicable. [ ] Appended as "Exhibit D: Issues of Law". Summarize each issue of law that is disputed, stating each side's contentions, and cite authority. Factual Stipulations: [ ] Inapplicable. [ ] Appended as "Exhibit E: Factual Stipulations". State each fact that some or all of the parties have stipulated is true. Indicate the stipulating parties, and set forth each stipulation in a form suitable to be read to the jury. At the conference, the judge will require the parties to attempt in good faith to agree on as many factual issues as possible. Issues of Fact: [ ] Inapplicable. [ ] Appended as "Exhibit F: Issues of Fact". Summarize each issue of fact that is disputed, stating each side's contentions. Settlement: [ ] Inapplicable. [ ] Appended as "Exhibit G: Settlement". State whether (if applicable) a mandatory settlement conference has been held. If so, state the date of each conference and the name of the settlement conference judge. If not, state (if true) that the parties have met, discussed the case, and attempted in good faith to reach a settlement. State (in all cases) which of the following is true: (1) The parties believe the case can be settled; (2) The parties do not believe the case can be settled; or (3) At least one party believes that further discussion with a judge might facilitate settlement of the case. Discovery: [ ] Inapplicable [ ] Appended as "Exhibit H: Discovery" (GR.020) Mandatory Page 2 of 5 (A.D. 7-1-12) TRIAL READINESS CONFERENCE STATEMENT American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF BUTTE RULES List all excerpts from depositions, responses to interrogatories, responses to requests for admissions, and other discovery responses that each party expects to offer at trial for any purpose other than impeachment. Each excerpt to be offered must be identified as to date, document, page number(s), and line number(s). For each excerpt, state the party offering it and whether the opposing parties stipulate to its admissibility; identify any party that objects to admissibility, and state the grounds for each objection. State any issue that is expected to arise during trial relating to the introduction of discovered material, indicating each side's contentions. Unlisted discovery items are subject to exclusion at trial, except for true impeachment matters. Unstated objections are deemed waived except on a showing of good cause. Exhibits: [ ] Inapplicable. [ ] Appended as "Exhibit I: Exhibits". List and briefly describe all exhibits each party intends to offer at trial, except exhibits to be used solely for impeachment. For each exhibit, state the party offering the exhibit and whether the opposing parties stipulate to its foundation and admissibility; identify any party that objects to foundation or admissibility, and state the grounds for each objection. Unlisted exhibits are subject to exclusion at trial, except for true impeachment exhibits. Unstated objections are deemed waived except on a showing of good cause. Witnesses: [ ] Inapplicable. [ ] Appended as "Exhibit J: Witnesses". List the names of all witnesses each party intends to call at trial, except witnesses to be used solely for impeachment. As to each witness, state the party calling the witness, the city in which the witness resides or, for expert witnesses, the city in which the expert witness's office is located; whether the witness was deposed; a summary of the witness's expected testimony; and an estimate of time required for direct and crossexamination. For each expert witness, also state his or her field of expertise.