Form FL-956 Objection to Application to Be Relieved as Counsel Upon Completion of Limited Scope Representation - California

Form FL-956 is a California Courts form also known as the "Objection To Application To Be Relieved As Counsel Upon Completion Of Limited Scope Representation". The latest edition of the form was released in September 1, 2017 and is available for digital filing.

Download a PDF version of the Form FL-956 down below or find it on California Courts Forms website.

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FL-956
PARTY:
FOR COURT USE ONLY
FOR COURT USE ONLY
NAME:
STREET ADDRESS:
STATE:
ZIP CODE:
CITY:
FAX NO.:
TELEPHONE NO.:
E-MAIL ADDRESS:
SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF
STREET ADDRESS:
MAILING ADDRESS:
CITY AND ZIP CODE:
BRANCH NAME:
PETITIONER:
RESPONDENT:
OTHER PARENT/CLAIMANT:
OBJECTION TO PROPOSED NOTICE OF COMPLETION
CASE NUMBER:
OF LIMITED SCOPE REPRESENTATION
HEARING DATE:
TIME:
DEPARTMENT OR ROOM:
I am the
petitioner
respondent
other parent/claimant
in this case.
1.
2. I object to the proposed Notice of Completion of Limited Scope Representation (form FL-955) that I received from my attorney.
(Attach a copy if available.)
3.
I believe that my attorney has not finished everything he or she agreed to do in the Notice of Limited Scope Representation (form
FL-950). I understand that this is the only reason that I can object to my attorney's proposed notice of completion.
4.
My attorney has not completed these specific services:
5.
Before I filed this Objection, I attempted to contact the attorney and resolve our difference of opinion about whether the
representation was complete. That effort was unsuccessful.
I request that the court not allow the attorney to withdraw from representation until those services have been completed.
6.
NOTICE
If you want to object to the proposed Notice of Completion of Limited Scope Representation (form FL-955), you must
complete this Objection and file it with the court clerk by 10 calendar days after the date that the attorney served the
proposed Notice of Completion.
Protect the confidentiality of the communications between you and your attorney! This form serves as your declaration
to the court in support of your Objection. Do not file any other declarations with this form. Do not file any other papers
that you received or sent to your attorney about your case! Instead, you may bring the papers or other evidence with
you to the court hearing.
I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that the information above is true and correct.
Date:
(TYPE OR PRINT NAME)
(SIGNATURE)
Page 1 of 2
Form Adopted for Mandatory Use
Cal. Rules of Court, rule 5.425
OBJECTION TO PROPOSED NOTICE OF COMPLETION
www.courts.ca.gov
Judicial Council of California
OF LIMITED SCOPE REPRESENTATION
FL-956 [Rev. September 1, 2017]
FL-956
PARTY:
FOR COURT USE ONLY
FOR COURT USE ONLY
NAME:
STREET ADDRESS:
STATE:
ZIP CODE:
CITY:
FAX NO.:
TELEPHONE NO.:
E-MAIL ADDRESS:
SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF
STREET ADDRESS:
MAILING ADDRESS:
CITY AND ZIP CODE:
BRANCH NAME:
PETITIONER:
RESPONDENT:
OTHER PARENT/CLAIMANT:
OBJECTION TO PROPOSED NOTICE OF COMPLETION
CASE NUMBER:
OF LIMITED SCOPE REPRESENTATION
HEARING DATE:
TIME:
DEPARTMENT OR ROOM:
I am the
petitioner
respondent
other parent/claimant
in this case.
1.
2. I object to the proposed Notice of Completion of Limited Scope Representation (form FL-955) that I received from my attorney.
(Attach a copy if available.)
3.
I believe that my attorney has not finished everything he or she agreed to do in the Notice of Limited Scope Representation (form
FL-950). I understand that this is the only reason that I can object to my attorney's proposed notice of completion.
4.
My attorney has not completed these specific services:
5.
Before I filed this Objection, I attempted to contact the attorney and resolve our difference of opinion about whether the
representation was complete. That effort was unsuccessful.
I request that the court not allow the attorney to withdraw from representation until those services have been completed.
6.
NOTICE
If you want to object to the proposed Notice of Completion of Limited Scope Representation (form FL-955), you must
complete this Objection and file it with the court clerk by 10 calendar days after the date that the attorney served the
proposed Notice of Completion.
Protect the confidentiality of the communications between you and your attorney! This form serves as your declaration
to the court in support of your Objection. Do not file any other declarations with this form. Do not file any other papers
that you received or sent to your attorney about your case! Instead, you may bring the papers or other evidence with
you to the court hearing.
I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that the information above is true and correct.
Date:
(TYPE OR PRINT NAME)
(SIGNATURE)
Page 1 of 2
Form Adopted for Mandatory Use
Cal. Rules of Court, rule 5.425
OBJECTION TO PROPOSED NOTICE OF COMPLETION
www.courts.ca.gov
Judicial Council of California
OF LIMITED SCOPE REPRESENTATION
FL-956 [Rev. September 1, 2017]
FL-956
INFORMATION FOR SERVING FORM FL-956
(This page does not need to be filed with the Objection.)
A copy of the filed Objection to Proposed Notice of Completion of Limited Scope Representation (form FL-956) must be served on the
limited scope attorney and the other parties in the case (or on their attorneys). The document must be served by a person who is at least
18 years of age and not a party in the case, unless electronic service is used. For more information, read Information for Client About
Notice of Completion of Limited Scope Representation (form
FL-955-INFO
).
The Objection to Proposed Notice of Completion of Limited Scope Representation (form FL-956) can be served on the limited
1.
scope attorney and on the other parties in the case (or their attorneys, if they have one) by:
a.
Personal service. The server hand delivers the Objection. The server then fills out a proof of service and gives it to you.
Proof of Personal Service (
) may be used for this purpose. If the server needs instructions,
form FL-330
give him or her Information Sheet for Proof of Personal Service (
).
form FL-330-INFO
Mail
The server places a copy of the Objection in the U.S. mail, in a sealed envelope with postage fully prepaid
b.
and addressed. The server must live or work in the county where the form was mailed. The server then
fills out a proof of service and gives it to you. Proof of Service by Mail (
form FL-335
) may be used for this
purpose. If the server needs instructions, give him or her an Information Sheet for Proof of Service by Mail
(
).
form FL-335-INFO
c.
Overnight
The server places a copy of the Objection in a sealed envelope, with Express Mail postage fully prepaid,
Delivery/Express
and deposits it in a post office mailbox, subpost office, substation, mail chute, or other like facility
Mail
maintained by the U.S. Postal Service for receipt of Express Mail. Proof of Service—Civil (
form POS-040
)
may be used for this purpose.
d. Electronic Service If you and your limited scope attorney have agreed in writing that you can send each other documents by
e-mail or other electronic transmission, you—the client/party in the case—can serve the Objection that
way. You would then fill out a proof of service. Proof of Electronic Service (
form POS-050
) may be used
for this purpose.
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The deadline for service depends on how the Objection was served. See item
in Information for Client About Notice of
2.
Completion of Limited Scope Representation (
form FL-955-INFO
) for a list of filing deadlines.
3.
Make at least two copies of the completed proof of service. Take the original and two copies to the clerk's office (or e-file it, if
available in your court) at least five court days before your hearing.
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