Hi - my name is XXXXX XXXXX X'X a Real Estate litigation attorney here to assist you.
Unfortunately, it is correct that a corporation must be represented by an attorney - it can't be represented by a non-attorney, even if the person owns all or part of the company.
Even though you are on a very short time frame, it takes about 10 minutes for an attorney to draft an entry of appearance form and a motion to continue. The court will usually allow these documents to be faxed or emailed to the court. Thus, it is certainly possible and reasonable that this could be done tomorrow before 4:30.
You can visit www.martindale.com and search for a real estate attorney in your area. You could also call the California Bar Association (www.calbar.org) for help locating an attorney.
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