Title 3. Civil Rules

Division 1. General Provisions

Chapter 1. Preliminary Rules

Chapter 2. Scope of the Civil Rules

Chapter 3. Attorneys

Division 2. Waiver of Fees and Costs

Division 3. Filing and Service

Chapter 1. Filing

Chapter 2. Time for Service

Chapter 3. Papers to Be Served

Chapter 4. Miscellaneous

Division 4. Parties and Actions

Chapter 1. [Reserved]

Chapter 2. Joinder of Parties [Reserved]

Chapter 3. Related Cases

Chapter 4. Consolidated Cases

Chapter 5. Complex Cases

Chapter 6. Coordination of Noncomplex Actions

Chapter 7. Coordination of Complex Actions

Article 1. General Provisions

Article 2. Procedural Rules Applicable to All Complex Coordination Proceedings

Article 3. Petitions and Proceedings for Coordination of Complex Actions

Article 4. Pretrial and Trial Rules for Complex Coordinated Actions

Article 5. Administration of Coordinated Complex Actions

Division 5. Venue [Reserved]

Division 6. Proceedings

Chapter 1. General Provisions [Reserved]

Chapter 2. Stay of Proceedings

Chapter 3. Hearings, Conferences, and Proceedings

Chapter 4. Special Proceedings on Construction-Related Accessibility Claims

Division 7. Civil Case Management

Chapter 1. General Provisions

Chapter 2. Differential Case Management

Chapter 3. Case Management

Chapter 4. Management of Collections Cases

Chapter 5. Management of Complex Cases

Chapter 6. Management of Class Actions

Division 8. Alternative Dispute Resolution

Chapter 1. General Provisions

Chapter 2. Judicial Arbitration

Chapter 3. General Rules Relating to Mediation of Civil Cases

Article 1. Procedures for All Court Mediation Programs

Article 2. Rules of Conduct for Mediators in Court-Connected Mediation Programs for Civil Cases

Article 3. Requirements for Addressing Complaints About Court-Program Mediators

Chapter 4. Civil Action Mediation Program Rules

Division 9. References

Chapter 1. Reference by Agreement of the Parties Under Code of Civil Procedure Section 638

Chapter 2. Court-Ordered Reference Under Code of Civil Procedure Section 639

Chapter 3. Rules Applicable to References Under Code of Civil Procedure Section 638 or 639

Division 10. Discovery

Chapter 1. Format of Discovery

Chapter 2. Conduct of Discovery

Division 11. Law and Motion

Chapter 1. General Provisions

Chapter 2. Format of Motion Papers

Chapter 3. Provisional and Injunctive Relief

Article 1. General Provisions

Article 2. Writs

Article 3. Injunctions

Article 4. Receiverships

Chapter 4. Ex Parte Applications

Chapter 5. Noticed Motions

Chapter 6. Particular Motions

Article 1. Pleading and Venue Motions

Article 2. Procedural Motions

Article 3. Motions to Dismiss

Article 4. Discovery Motions

Article 5. Summary Judgment Motions

Article 6. Miscellaneous Motions

Chapter 7. Civil Petitions

Chapter 8. Other Civil Petitions

Division 12. Settlement

Division 13. Dismissal of Actions

Division 14. Pretrial [Reserved]

Division 15. Trial

Chapter 1. General Provisions [Reserved]

Chapter 2. Consolidation or Bifurcation of Cases for Trial [Reserved]

Chapter 3. Nonjury Trials [Reserved]

Chapter 4. Jury Trials

Chapter 4.5. Expedited Jury Trials

Chapter 5. Testimony and Evidence [Reserved]

Article 1 Applicability

Article 2. Rules Applicable Only to Cases with Mandatory Expedited Jury Trials

Article 3. Rules Applicable Only to Cases with Voluntary Expedited Jury Trials

Article 4. Rules Applicable to All Expedited Jury Trials

Chapter 6. Expert Witness Testimony [Reserved]

Chapter 7. Jury Instructions

Chapter 8. Special Verdicts

Chapter 9. Statement of Decision

Division 16. Post-trial

Division 17. Attorney's Fees and Costs

Division 18. Judgments

Division 19. Postjudgment and Enforcement of Judgments

Division 20. Unlawful Detainers

Division 21. Rules for Small Claims Actions

Chapter 1. Trial Rules

Chapter 2. Small Claims Advisors

Division 22. Petitions Under the California Environmental Quality Act

Chapter 1. General Provisions

Chapter 2. California Environmental Quality Act Proceedings Under Public Resources Code Sections 21168.6, 21178-21189.3, and 21189.50-21189.57

Article 1. General Provisions

Article 2. CEQA Challenges to Approval of Sacramento Arena Project