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Legal Topics Public Law

How to Prepare a Writ Petition for Superior Court

Regardless of whether you go with the noticed motion procedure or the alternative writ procedure, when initiating a writ proceeding in superior court you start with a writ petition. Here’s how you draft one.

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Civil Litigation Legal Topics Litigation Strategy

Which Writ?

Practitioners are sometimes confused about the proper use of two common types of writ procedures: administrative mandamus and traditional (or ordinary) mandamus. Confusion can arise because a state or local governmental agency may sometimes be sued in either traditional or administrative mandamus. The following is a guide to choosing the appropriate writ for your client’s situation.