Application To Be Relieved As Attorney Or Completion Of Limited Scope Representation {MC-955} | | California

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Application To Be Relieved As Attorney Or Completion Of Limited Scope Representation {MC-955}

This is a California form that can be used for Miscellaneous within Judicial Council.

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[Note: This form is for use in civil cases other than family law. In family law cases, use form FL-955.] ATTORNEY (Name, State Bar number, and address): FOR COURT USE ONLY MC-955 TELEPHONE NO.: E-MAIL ADDRESS: ATTORNEY FOR (Name): FAX NO.: SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF STREET ADDRESS: MAILING ADDRESS: CITY AND ZIP CODE: BRANCH NAME: PLAINTIFF/PETITIONER: DEFENDANT/RESPONDENT: OTHER: CASE NUMBER: APPLICATION TO BE RELIEVED AS ATTORNEY ON COMPLETION OF LIMITED SCOPE REPRESENTATION UPDATED APPLICATION 1. I request an order to be relieved as attorney in this matter. 2. In accordance with the terms of an agreement in this case between (name): JUDGE: DEPT.: defendant/respondent plaintiff/petitioner and me, I agreed to provide limited scope representation. who is the other (describe): 3. I was retained as attorney for the following limited scope services (describe in detail): See Notice of Limited Scope Representation (form MC-950). Continued in Attachment 3. 4. I have completed all services within the scope of my representation and have completed all acts ordered by the court. 5. The last known address for the party identified in item 2 is: 6. The last known telephone number for the party identified in item 2 is: 7. a. The party identified in item 2 was served with a copy of this application by b. 20 15 days have passed since the application was served. c. I have not been served with any objection by the party in item 2. mail personal delivery. Page 1 of 3 Form Approved for Optional Use Judicial Council of California MC-955 [New January 1, 2007] APPLICATION TO BE RELIEVED AS ATTORNEY ON COMPLETION OF LIMITED SCOPE REPRESENTATION Cal. Rules of Court, rule 3.36 www.courtinfo.ca.gov American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkflow.com MC-955 PLAINTIFF/PETITIONER: DEFENDANT/RESPONDENT: OTHER: CASE NUMBER: NOTICE TO PARTY: Your attorney has filed this Application to Be Relieved as Attorney on Completion of Limited Scope Representation with the court stating that he or she no longer represents you in this action because the tasks that you agreed the attorney would perform for you have been completed. If you do not agree that these tasks have been completed and you want the attorney to continue to represent you until the tasks are completed, you must file an Objection to Application to Be Relieved as Attorney on Completion of Limited Scope Representation (form MC-956) with the court within 15 calendar days of the date that this notice was served on you, asking the court to require the attorney to remain your attorney in the action until these tasks are completed. If you were served with this notice by mail, you must file the Objection (form MC-956) within 20 days of the date you were served. You must also serve this objection on your attorney and any other parties in the case. If you do not file a form MC-956, the court will grant your attorney's request to be relieved as counsel. Please refer to the Proof of Service to determine the date that this application was served on you. (If this form was served by mail in California, the date of service is 5 days after the date of mailing.) This procedure may be used ONLY if you believe that the attorney has not completed the tasks that he or she agreed to perform for you. It is NOT to be used to resolve other disagreements you may have with the attorney, such as disagreements concerning fees. Request for Accommodations Assistive listening systems, computer-assisted real-time captioning or sign language interpreter services are available on request if at least 5 days' notice is provided. Contact the clerk's office or go to www.courtinfo.ca.gov/forms for Request for Accommodations by Persons With Disabilities and Response (form MC-410). (Civil Code section 54.8.) I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that the foregoing and all attachments are true and correct. Date: (TYPE OR PRINT NAME OF ATTORNEY) (SIGNATURE OF ATTORNEY) MC-955 [New January 1, 2007] APPLICATION TO BE RELIEVED AS ATTORNEY ON COMPLETION OF LIMITED SCOPE REPRESENTATION Page 2 of 3 MC-955 PLAINTIFF/PETITIONER: DEFENDANT/RESPONDENT: OTHER: CASE NUMBER: PROOF OF SERVICE BY FIRST-CLASS MAIL 1. I am at least 18 years old and not a party to this action. I am a resident of or employed in the county where the mailing took place, and my residence or business address is (specify): 2. I served copies of the Application to Be Relieved as Attorney on Completion of Limited Scope Representation and a blank Objection to Application to Be Relieved as Attorney on Completion of Limited Scope Representation by enclosing each of them in a sealed envelope with postage fully prepaid and (check one): a. b. deposited the sealed envelopes with the United States Postal Service. placed the sealed envelopes for collection and processing for mailing, following this business's usual practices, with which I am readily familiar. On the same day correspondence is placed for collection and mailing, it is deposited in the ordinary course of business with the United States Postal Service. 3. The Application to Be Relieved as Attorney on Completion of Limited Scope Representation and a blank Objection to Application to Be Relieved as Attorney on Completion of Limited Scope Representation were mailed: a. on (date): b. from (city and state): 4. The envelopes were addressed and mailed as follows: a. Name of person served: Street address: City: State and zip code: b. Name of person served: Street address: City: State and zip code: c. Name of person served: Street address: City: State and zip code: d. Name of person served: Street address: City: State and zip code: Names and addresses of additional persons served are attached. (You may use form POS-030(P).) 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 OF DECLARANT) (SIGNATURE OF DECLARANT) MC-955 [New January 1, 2007] APPLICATION TO BE RELIEVED AS ATTORNEY ON COMPLETION OF LIMITED SCOPE REPRESENTATION Page 3 of 3

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