Application and Order for Appearance and Examination (EJ-125) Asks the court to order, and orders the judgment debtor or a third party holding the judgment debtor’s property to appear at court to answer your questions about their finances to help you learn how you might collect your judgment.

How do you respond to an order to show cause in California?

(1) Any return must be served and filed within 45 days after the court issues the order to show cause, or a later date if the court so orders.

2) The formatting of the return and any supporting documents must comply with the applicable requirements for petitions in rule 4.571(a) and (b).