Form CIV-151 Application to Be Relieved as Attorney on Completion of Limited Scope Representation - California

Form CIV-151 is a California Courts form also known as the "Application To Be Relieved As Attorney On Completion Of Limited Scope Representation". The latest edition of the form was released in September 1, 2018 and is available for digital filing.

Download a PDF version of the Form CIV-151 down below or find it on California Courts Forms website.

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CIV-151
ATTORNEY OR PARTY WITHOUT ATTORNEY
STATE BAR NUMBER:
FOR COURT USE ONLY
NAME:
FIRM NAME:
STREET ADDRESS:
CITY:
STATE:
ZIP CODE:
TELEPHONE NO.:
FAX NO.:
E-MAIL ADDRESS:
ATTORNEY FOR (name):
SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF
STREET ADDRESS:
MAILING ADDRESS:
CITY AND ZIP CODE:
BRANCH NAME:
PLAINTIFF:
CASE NUMBER:
DEFENDANT:
OTHER:
APPLICATION TO BE RELIEVED AS ATTORNEY
JUDGE:
ON COMPLETION OF LIMITED SCOPE REPRESENTATION
DEPT.:
UPDATED APPLICATION
[Note: This form is for use in civil cases other than family law. In family law cases, use form FL-955.]
1.
I request an order to be relieved as attorney in this matter.
2.
The attorney will represent the party
who is the
petitioner/plaintiff
respondent/defendant
other (describe):
and me, I agreed to provide limited scope representation.
3.
I was retained as attorney for the following limited scope services (describe in detail):
See Notice of Limited Scope Representation (form CIV-150).
Continued on 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
mail
personal delivery.
20
15
b.
days have passed since the application was served.
c.
I have not been served with any objection by the party in item 2.
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APPLICATION TO BE RELIEVED AS ATTORNEY
Form Approved for Optional Use
Cal. Rules of Court, rule 3.36
Judicial Council of California
www.courts.ca.gov
ON COMPLETION OF LIMITED SCOPE REPRESENTATION
CIV-151 [Rev. September 1, 2018]
CIV-151
ATTORNEY OR PARTY WITHOUT ATTORNEY
STATE BAR NUMBER:
FOR COURT USE ONLY
NAME:
FIRM NAME:
STREET ADDRESS:
CITY:
STATE:
ZIP CODE:
TELEPHONE NO.:
FAX NO.:
E-MAIL ADDRESS:
ATTORNEY FOR (name):
SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF
STREET ADDRESS:
MAILING ADDRESS:
CITY AND ZIP CODE:
BRANCH NAME:
PLAINTIFF:
CASE NUMBER:
DEFENDANT:
OTHER:
APPLICATION TO BE RELIEVED AS ATTORNEY
JUDGE:
ON COMPLETION OF LIMITED SCOPE REPRESENTATION
DEPT.:
UPDATED APPLICATION
[Note: This form is for use in civil cases other than family law. In family law cases, use form FL-955.]
1.
I request an order to be relieved as attorney in this matter.
2.
The attorney will represent the party
who is the
petitioner/plaintiff
respondent/defendant
other (describe):
and me, I agreed to provide limited scope representation.
3.
I was retained as attorney for the following limited scope services (describe in detail):
See Notice of Limited Scope Representation (form CIV-150).
Continued on 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
mail
personal delivery.
20
15
b.
days have passed since the application was served.
c.
I have not been served with any objection by the party in item 2.
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APPLICATION TO BE RELIEVED AS ATTORNEY
Form Approved for Optional Use
Cal. Rules of Court, rule 3.36
Judicial Council of California
www.courts.ca.gov
ON COMPLETION OF LIMITED SCOPE REPRESENTATION
CIV-151 [Rev. September 1, 2018]
CIV-151
PLAINTIFF:
CASE NUMBER:
DEFENDANT:
OTHER:
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 CIV-152) 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 CIV-152) within 20 days of the date you were served. You must
also serve this objectionon your attorney and any other parties in the case. If you do not file a form CiV-152, 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.
Requests for Accommodations
Assistive listening systems, computer-assisted real-time captioning, or sign language interpreter services are available if
you ask at least five days before the proceeding. Contact the clerk's office or go to www.courts.ca.gov/forms for Request
for Accommodations by Persons With Disabilities and Response
(form
MC-410). (Civ. Code, § 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)
APPLICATION TO BE RELIEVED AS ATTORNEY
CIV-151 [Rev. September 1, 2018]
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ON COMPLETION OF LIMITED SCOPE REPRESENTATION
CIV-151
PLAINTIFF:
CASE NUMBER:
DEFENDANT:
OTHER:
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.
deposited the sealed envelopes with the United States Postal Service.
b.
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:
c.
Name of person served:
Street address:
Street address:
City:
City:
State and zip code:
State and zip code:
b.
Name of person served:
d.
Name of person served:
Street address:
Street address:
City:
City:
State and zip code:
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 and all attachments are true and correct.
Date:
(TYPE OR PRINT NAME OF DECLARANT)
(SIGNATURE OF DECLARANT)
APPLICATION TO BE RELIEVED AS ATTORNEY
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CIV-151 [Rev. September 1, 2018]
ON COMPLETION OF LIMITED SCOPE REPRESENTATION
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