Letter On Challenge Of Venue Form. This is a California form and can be use in San Francisco Local County.
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SMALL CLAIMS SUPERIOR COURT 400 McALLISTER STREET, ROOM 103 SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA 94102 TO: ___________________________ vs ___________________________ Case # _____________________ The Court has received your correspondence challenging the venue in this case. The challenge has been placed in the case file and the judge will review it at the time of the hearing. Scheduled Hearing on __________________________________________________________________ 116.370. Venue; challenges to venue. (a) Venue and court location requirements in small claims actions shall be the same as in other civil actions. The court may prescribe by local rule the proper court locations for small claims actions. (b) A defendant may challenge venue or court location by writing to the court and mailing a copy of the challenge to each of the other parties to the action, without personally appearing at the hearing. (c) In all cases, including those in which the defendant does not either challenge venue or court location or appear at the hearing, the court shall inquire into the facts sufficiently to determine whether venue and court location are proper, and shall make its determination accordingly. (1) If the court determines that the action was not commenced in the proper venue, the court, on its own motion, shall dismiss the action without prejudice, unless all defendants are present and agree that the action may be heard. If the court determines that the action was not commenced in the proper court location, the court may transfer the action to a proper location pursuant to local rule. (2) If the court determines that the action was commenced in the proper venue and court location, the court may hear the case if all parties are present. If the defendant challenged venue or court location and all parties are not present, the court shall postpone the hearing for at least 15 days and shall notify all parties by mail of the court's decision and the new hearing date, time, and place. I certify that I am not a party to this case, and that a copy of this notice was mailed first-class, postage prepaid, in a sealed envelope addressed to the parties as shown above, and that the mailing of the foregoing and execution of this certificate occurred ___________________________________ in San Francisco, California. Clerk-Administrator By ________________________________________ Deputy Clerk SCF 19/8-2006 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkflow.com