b. I want the court to correct the award because (check only one and explain below):
a. The attorney client has to pay the other party this amount: $
b. Neither party has to pay the other party anything.
SC-101, Page 1 of 2
Judicial Council of California, www.courtinfo.ca.gov
Revised July 1, 2007, Mand atory Form
Code of Civil Procedure, §§ 11 6.2 20 ( a) ( 4),
1280 et seq;
Business and Professions Code, § 6200 et seq.
Attorney Fee Dispute (After Arbitration)
Attorney Fee Dispute
This form is attached to Form SC-100, item 7. It tells the court that you are suing about a disagreement for $5,000 or
less in attorney fees and that you have tried to solve the disagreement through arbitration. Read page 2 of this form
before you fill out this form. It explains your rights and some small claims terms.
How much money is in dispute? $ You are (check one): Attorney Client
What did the arbitrator decide? (Check one):
Write the date your Notice of Award was mailed here: ___ _______________ (Look at the bottom of the Notice.)
Why are you filing in small claims court now? (Check what you are asking the judge to do):
Did you (or your attorney) go to the arbitration hearing? Yes No (If no, explain below):
Attach a copy of the Arbitration Agreement and the Notice of Award (the arbitrator’s decision).
If you do not attach them, explain why here:
a. I want the court to confirm the award.
1. It contains an error in calculation or a mistake in describing someone or something in the award.
2. The arbitrator considered legal issues not allowed in this kind of hearing and the award can be
corrected so it is fair.
3. It doesn’t follow the rules for proper wording, information, or signature. (State Bar Rule 37.2 et seq.)
c. I want the court to vacate (cancel) the award because (check only one and explain below):
1. It was obtained by fraud, corruption, or other unfair means.
2. The arbitrator was corrupt.
3. The arbitrator did something wrong that substantially hurt my case.
4. The arbitrator considered legal issues not allowed in this kind of hearing and the award cannot be
corrected so it is fair.
5. The arbitrator unfairly refused to postpone my case or refused to consider important evidence that could
help settle the dispute or conducted the hearing in another way that is not allowed.
6. The arbitrator knew of reasons why he or she could have been disqualified but did not disclose this
information or did not disqualify himself or herself after I asked the arbitrator to do so at the proper time.
d. I want a trial in small claims court to decide the fee dispute. (You can check this option only if you did not
agree in writing to a binding award and you file this form within 30 days after the Notice of the Award.)
Check here if you are asking for a new arbitration hearing.
Sign your name
(Attachment to Plaintiff's Claim and ORDER to Go to Small Claims Court)
Type or print your name
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