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2020.09.17 Motion to Compel Release of Photographs 565
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Garrett, Ginger E.
Hearing Date: 2020.09.17
Excerpt: ..., 2018 accident wherein their son, Jordan Grant, was riding his motorcycle on U.S. Route 101 when a car turned in front of him from El Campo Road, colliding with and killing him. Now before the Court is the State's motion for an order permitting the release of photographs of the decedent taken by the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff‐Coroner's Office. As outlined in the State's motion, Senior Deputy Coroner for the County Sheriff‐Coroner's Offic...
2020.09.17 Motion for Leave to File Amended Complaint 373
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Garrett, Ginger E.
Hearing Date: 2020.09.17
Excerpt: ... now moves pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure section 473(a) for leave to file a proposed First Amended Complaint, attached as an exhibit to the motion (the “FAC”), to include allegations and a prayer for punitive damages against Defendant. Plaintiff served her motion on Defendant, but no opposition was filed. Plaintiff argues that she discovered new facts during discovery confirming that Defendant knew that his donkey was a threat to animal...
2020.09.16 Motion to Deem Requests for Admissions Admitted, Production of Docs, Responses 391
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Coates, Tana L
Hearing Date: 2020.09.16
Excerpt: ...ioners”) filed a petition to determine ownership of the stocks under Probate Code section 850.1 Petitioners named Decedent's daughter, Ginamarie Andreoli (“Respondent”), as the respondent.2 Respondent is the executor of Decedent's estate, and has been serving in that role since testamentary letters were issued to her on February 5, 2019. On March 19, 2020, Petitioner filed a counterpetition stating claims for financial abuse and fraud, and ...
2020.09.16 Motion for Preliminary Injunction 152
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Coates, Tana L
Hearing Date: 2020.09.16
Excerpt: ... trustee of the Trust. Petitioners allege causes of action for (1) invalidation of purported trust amendment; (2) invalidation of will; (3) removal of successor trustees; (4) recovery of trust property; (5) finding of breach of trust; (6) undue influence; and (6) accounting. Settlor Sylvia June Asavis (June1 ) died on January 17, 2019, at the age of 79. June had no children. She was predeceased by Louis Asavis, her husband of 30 years, in 2019. J...
2020.09.16 Applications for Right to Attach Order and Writs of Attachment 702
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Coates, Tana L
Hearing Date: 2020.09.16
Excerpt: ...aintiff in order to purchase propane gas from Plaintiff for resale. Foster executed a written guaranty of PVI's obligations to Plaintiff. Defendants have failed to pay the amounts due. Plaintiff's first cause of action for breach of contract is against PVI, its second cause of action for breach of written guaranty is against Foster, and its third through fifth common counts causes of action are alleged against both Defendants. Plaintiff filed two...
2020.09.15 Motion to Vacate Dismissal and Enter Judgment 479
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Hurst, Linda
Hearing Date: 2020.09.15
Excerpt: ...al and enter judgment against Defendant pursuant to the terms of a written stipulation of the parties (the “Stipulation”). (Exh. 1 to Imboden Decl.) Plaintiff moves on the grounds that Defendant failed to complete the payment arrangement contained in the parties' written Agreement and thus Plaintiff is entitled to entry of judgment. The motion was served on Defendant and no opposition was filed. Pursuant to the terms of the Stipulation and th...
2020.09.10 Motion to Dismiss or Stay Case 236
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Garrett, Ginger E.
Hearing Date: 2020.09.10
Excerpt: ...f consortium. Plaintiffs filed a first amended complaint (“FAC”) alleging the same causes of action on June 11, 2020. According to the FAC, Plaintiffs were passengers aboard a motor coach named “Landry,” when it crashed in San Luis Obispo County, causing serious personal injury to each of the Plaintiffs and causing the death of David Turner (whose estate is represented by his surviving spouse, one of the Plaintiffs to this action). The La...
2020.09.09 Motion to Strike 237
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Coates, Tana L
Hearing Date: 2020.09.09
Excerpt: ...fliction of emotional distress. The dispute arises from Markson's conduct as counsel for defendant in Arthur Mogilefsky v. Panda Express (20LC‐0018), which was filed in this Court on January 6, 2020 (the “Underlying Action”). The FAC alleges that Markson represented Panda Express; and Plaintiff states that Lickerman was in‐house counsel for Panda Express (Opp., p. 2, ll. 27‐28) working with and supervising Markson (FAC, ¶ 12). Accordin...
2020.09.09 Demurrer, Motion to Strike 446
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Coates, Tana L
Hearing Date: 2020.09.09
Excerpt: ...erating the Business, the revenue generated did not compare to the profit and loss statements provided by Defendants prior to entering into the contract. On February 13, 2020, Plaintiff filed its First Amended Complaint (“FAC”) against SMTMS II, Inc., SMTMS, Inc., Jana Takaoka, Danny Takaoka, Phillip Hosch and Karen Hosch. The first five causes of action are alleged against all defendants, and the sixth cause of action for rescission is alleg...
2020.09.08 Motion to Bifurcate 056
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Hurst, Linda
Hearing Date: 2020.09.08
Excerpt: ...hich Defendant has admittedly not paid for. A jury trial is set for February 23, 2021. Now before the Court is Plaintiff's motion to bifurcate. Analysis. A motion to sever (or bifurcate1 ) asks the court to order separate trials of issues, causes of action, or parties joined in a single action in order to avoid prejudice, promote convenience, and/or permit greater expedience and economy. (Code Civ. Proc., §§ 1048(b), 598.) Here, Plaintiff reque...
2020.09.08 Motion for Summary Judgment 293
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Hurst, Linda
Hearing Date: 2020.09.08
Excerpt: ...nty YMCA as defendants. PCC now moves for summary judgment, or in the alternative, summary adjudication, pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure section 437c. PCC moves on the grounds that Plaintiff has failed to present any competent evidence creating a triable issue of material fact that Plaintiff's claims against PCC have any merit. Plaintiff's action arises out of a February 11, 2017, fall by Plaintiff when she attempted to walk up fixed bleacher...
2020.09.08 Motion to Enforce Settlement 169
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Hurst, Linda
Hearing Date: 2020.09.08
Excerpt: ...tion 664.6 (“Section 664.6”). The Court denies the motion. According to Plaintiff, the parties “entered into a Stipulation for Judgment, the original of which was filed with the Court.” (Karayan Decl., ¶ 3.) The Court has reviewed its records and found no such document. Nor has Plaintiff submitted a file‐stamped copy of any such document in support its motion. Section 664.6 provides: If parties to pending litigation stipulate, in a wri...
2020.09.08 Motion to Strike 152
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Hurst, Linda
Hearing Date: 2020.09.08
Excerpt: ...ction for motor vehicle and general negligence. Plaintiffs' complaint alleges that, on September 16, 2018, Harley Nicole McGrew Lujan (Decedent) was riding on the back of Mr. Pavine's Harley Davidson motorcycle when it collided with Mr. Terrizzi's vehicle. Plaintiffs allege the accident occurred while Mr. Pavine was traveling east on State Route 46 west of Arbor Road at an approximate speed of 65 miles per hour. Among other damages, Plaintiffs se...
2020.09.03 Motion to Vacate Summary Judgment and Exonerate Bail Bond 328
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Garrett, Ginger E.
Hearing Date: 2020.09.03
Excerpt: ...issued for Roche's arrest. The initial forfeiture period gave the bail agent 185 days from the date of forfeiture to locate and return Roche to custody. (Penal Code, § 1305) ABC contends it was close to apprehending Roche as the deadline approached, and thus, on December 16, 2019, requested an additional 180 days to apprehend Roche. (Pen. Code, § 1305.4) The County of San Luis Obispo (the “County”) opposed the extension request and the matt...
2020.09.03 Motion to Vacate Dismissal 123
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Garrett, Ginger E.
Hearing Date: 2020.09.03
Excerpt: ...ement Conference and the matter was set for an OSC re: Dismissal. Plaintiff responded to the OSC by submitting a declaration from counsel setting forth challenges experienced due to the death of counsel's long‐time law partner, and declaring that counsel would see to it that the summons and complaint were served on all Defendants. At the August 24, 2018 hearing, the Court discharged the OSC. On December 11, 2018, Plaintiff again failed to appea...
2020.09.03 Motion for Leave to File Complaint 513
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Garrett, Ginger E.
Hearing Date: 2020.09.03
Excerpt: ...MC. Plaintiff has subsequently suffered amputation below the knee, which he contends is a result of his fall. Plaintiff seeks damages for wage loss, medical expenses, property damages, and general damages. GMC now moves pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure sections 428.10, 428.30 and 428.50, for an order granting leave to file a Cross‐Complaint for equitable indemnity and declaratory relief against Eric Ford Shepherd (“Dr. Shepherd”) and Roe...
2020.09.03 Demurrer 723
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Garrett, Ginger E.
Hearing Date: 2020.09.03
Excerpt: ...) against Defendants on May 29, 2020. The FAC alleges eleven causes of action: (1) breach of contract; (2) false promise; (3) conversion; (4) quantum meruit; (5) quantum valebant; (6) civil conspiracy; (7) unfair competition law; (8) emotional distress; (9) declaratory and injunctive relief; (10) shareholder inspection; and (11) constructive trust. Defendants now jointly and severally demur to each cause of action in the FAC on the grounds that (...
2020.09.02 Petition for Writ of Mandate 321
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Coates, Tana L
Hearing Date: 2020.09.02
Excerpt: ...residence, and two storage sheds. (AR 0183.) The application proposed indoor cannabis cultivation and processing in the eastern 2.5‐acre section of the existing nursery (the “Project”), with the western half of the greenhouse continuing its cucumber operations. In addition, the Project proposed a new 3,000‐square foot building in which 300‐square feet would be used for a non‐storefront dispensary and the remaining 2,700‐ square feet...
2020.09.02 Motion to Compel Further Responses 201
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Coates, Tana L
Hearing Date: 2020.09.02
Excerpt: ...r the work. On September 19, 2018, Defendants filed a Cross‐Complaint against Plaintiff, Charessa Tatum and Billy Tatum for breach of contract, negligence, fraud, unfair business practices, and recovery on license bond. The Cross‐Complaint contains allegations that Plaintiff is the alter ego of Charessa Tatum and Billy Tatum. On March 26, 2020, Brown propounded a Request for Production of Documents, Set 3 (“RFP 3”) (Nos. 32‐47), on Plai...
2020.09.02 Motion for Final Approval of Class Action Settlement 643
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Coates, Tana L
Hearing Date: 2020.09.02
Excerpt: ...y 2020. Plaintiff has now filed a Motion for Final Approval of Class Action Settlement, Class Representative's Service Award, and Attorneys' Fees and Costs. No opposition has been filed. The settlement provides for a gross settlement amount of $300,000. After deducting administration costs of $12,455, Plaintiff's $5,000 service award, attorneys' fees and costs of $125,000 to class counsel, and a $7,500 payment to the Labor & Workforce Development...
2020.09.02 Demurrer, Motion to Strike 398
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Coates, Tana L
Hearing Date: 2020.09.02
Excerpt: ...ff's lawsuit centers around his July 8, 2017 stay at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel in San Luis Obispo (the Hotel), during which stay Plaintiff alleges he sustained bedbug bites. Plaintiff alleges he has suffered personal injury and monetary damages. Now before the Court is Marriott's demurrer to, and motion to strike, the complaint. Demurrer Legal Authority. A demurrer tests the legal sufficiency of the allegations in a complaint. It raises issues...
2020.09.02 Demurrer 120
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Coates, Tana L
Hearing Date: 2020.09.02
Excerpt: ... the complaint was subject to demurrer, and on March 16, 2020, Defendants' counsel sent meet and confer correspondence to Plaintiff's counsel, setting forth their grounds for demurrer. (Diamond Decl., ¶ 2; Exh. 1.) Plaintiff's counsel responded that he would be open to amending the complaint and Defendants received several extensions to file a responsive pleading pending filing of the amendment. (Diamond Decl., ¶ 2.) Plaintiffs failed to file a...
2020.09.02 Demurrer 077
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Coates, Tana L
Hearing Date: 2020.09.02
Excerpt: ...th the following facts: Roger G. Tefft, M.D. and Olivia L. Tefft created the Trust on April 23, 2012, and served as the initial trustees. On that same day, Dr. Tefft executed a pour‐over will providing that upon his death all of his property was to be distributed to the Trust. On September 8, 2017, Dr. and Mrs. Tefft resigned as trustees. Carsel then accepted the position as successor trustee. Dr. Tefft died on September 9, 2017, and Carsel has...
2020.09.01 Motion to Strike 313
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Hurst, Linda
Hearing Date: 2020.09.01
Excerpt: ...public property, (3) dangerous condition caused by negligence of public employees, (4) trespass, (5) nuisance, (6) failure to discharge mandatory duty, and (7) temporary restraining order, and preliminary and permanent injunctions. Individual defendants Perez and Rovenstine are alleged to be employed with the County. (FAC, ¶¶ 3, 4.) Plaintiffs' lawsuit relates to their property located at 6295 Toro Creek Road in Atascadero (the Property). Plain...
2020.09.01 Motion to Set Trial, for Sanctions 095
Location: San Luis Obispo
Judge: Hurst, Linda
Hearing Date: 2020.09.01
Excerpt: ... and (3) to enjoin harassment and threatening behavior. On December 11, 2018, Plaintiff filed a complaint against the City of Atascadero (the City), alleging causes of action relating to Ms. Powell's alleged use of her property. The crux of both complaints is that Ms. Powell used her property in such a way that untreated sewage from an unpermitted septic tank has flowed from the Powell Property to Plaintiff's Property. Plaintiff also alleged that...

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