MC052 ATTORNEY OR PARTY WITHOUT ATTORNEY (Name, state bar number, and address): FOR COURT USE ONLY TELEPHONE NO.: ATTORNEY FOR (Name): NAME OF COURT: STREET ADDRESS: MAILING ADDRESS: CITY AND ZIP CODE: BRANCH NAME: FAX NO.: CASE NAME: CASE NUMBER: HEARING DATE: DECLARATION IN SUPPORT OF ATTORNEY'S MOTION TO BE RELIEVED AS COUNSEL--CIVIL DEPT.: BEFORE HON.: DATE ACTION FILED: TRIAL DATE: TIME: 1. Attorney and Represented Party. Attorney (name): is presently counsel of record for (name of party): in the above-captioned action or proceeding. 2. Reasons for Motion. Attorney makes this motion to be relieved as counsel under Code of Civil Procedure section 284(2) instead of filing a consent under section 284(1) for the following reasons (describe): Continued on Attachment 2. 3. Service a. Attorney has (1) personally served the client with copies of the motion papers filed with this declaration. A copy of the proof of service will be filed with the court at least 5 days before the hearing. (2) served the client by mail at the client's last known address with copies of the motion papers served with this declaration. b. If the client has been served by mail at the client's last known address, attorney has (1) confirmed within the past 30 days that the address is current by mail, return receipt requested. (a) by telephone. (b) by conversation. (c) by other means (specify): (d) (Continued on reverse) Form Adopted for Mandatory Use Judicial Council of California MC-052 [Rev. January 1, 2007] Page 1 of 2 Code of Civil Procedure, § 284; Cal. Rules of Court, rule 3.1362 www.courtinfo.ca.gov American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkflow.com DECLARATION IN SUPPORT OF ATTORNEY'S MOTION TO BE RELIEVED AS COUNSEL--CIVIL MC052 CASE NAME: CASE NUMBER: 3. b. (2) been unable to confirm that the address is current or to locate a more current address for the client after making the following efforts: (a) mailing the motion papers to the client's last known address, return receipt requested. calling the client's last known telephone number or numbers. (b) contacting persons familiar with the client (specify): (c) (d) (e) conducting a search (describe): other (specify): c. Even if attorney has been unable to serve the client with the moving papers, the court should grant attorney's motion to be relieved as counsel of record (explain): 4. The next hearing scheduled in this action or proceeding a. is not yet set. b. is set as follows (specify the date, time, and place): c. concerns (describe the subject matter of the hearing): Continued on Attachment 4. 5. The following additional hearings and other proceedings (including discovery matters) are presently scheduled in this case (for each, describe the date, time, place, and subject matter): Continued on Attachment 5. 6. Trial in this action or proceeding a. is not yet set. b. is set as follows (specify the date, time, and place): 7. Other. Other matters that the court should consider in determining whether to grant this motion are the following (explain): I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that the foregoing is true and correct. Date: (TYPE OR PRINT NAME) (SIGNATURE OF DECLARANT) 8. Number of pages attached: MC-052 [Rev. January 1, 2007] DECLARATION IN SUPPORT OF ATTORNEY'S MOTION TO BE RELIEVED AS COUNSEL--CIVIL Page 2 of 2
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