How to I petition or file with the court to represent myself?California Superior court.
State/Country relating to question: California
Could you provide a few fact to put this into context?
the defendents are an LLC and 3 individuals.
Our attorney is no longer available and we have filings due on Friday. I have also found how to file for a continuane but I need to be prepared in case the judge does not allow a continuance.
Did the lawyer file a Motion to Withdraw? What has been filed?
Nothing has been filed yet as to the attorney's status in the case.
He represented us at the TRO hearing and his name appears at the top of the two declarations that were submitted.
Your attorney should file a Motion to Withdraw and Substitution of Pro Se as Counsel of Record. This is the mechanism that allows him out of the case and puts you in there.If he can't/won't file that then you can file a Notice of Appearance as Pro Se for Purposes of Representation. There is no form for it that I am aware of but you can just put in there that you are representing yourself. However, you will still have to find an attorney to step in and represent the LLC since you can't do it.If you would like any additional information or have more questions please don’t hesitate to ask but please do so my clicking on the Reply to Expert tab.We work for Positive Ratings, please click on one of the top three ratings or one of the Smile Faces, as this would be appreciated. We have recently implemented a new rating and feedback system. Please be aware that you are rating my courtesy and service as a professional, and not necessarily whether you like the information that you are receiving. Please bear in mind I can’t control what the law is and whether it helps you, I can only tell you what it says, and I assume you want truthful information.PLEASE DO NOT use the rating system to ask for more information or in an attempt to tell the website that you didn’t like the substance of the answer as it gives a NEGATIVE rating to me personally if your rating is one of the lower two.I believe in giving information that is to the point, but please remember that I can only base our answers on the information you provide and sometimes a misunderstanding as to what you are looking for or already know occurs so feel free to ask additional questions or for clarifications. Be very careful about looking at other internet sites that just post generic information without any inquiry into your facts because often those answers are dated, wrong, or wrong as applied to your facts. Please be aware that my answer is not legal advice, it is merely information. You should always contact a local attorney for legal advice.Several customers have asked how they direct a question to me in particular. If you specifically want me to provide information for you just put “FOR JD 1992” in the subject line and I will pick up the next time I am online.
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