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2023.01.30 Motion to Compel Further Responses 891
Location: Shasta
Judge: Baker, Stephen H
Hearing Date: 2023.01.30
Excerpt: ...ant first appeared on 4/15/21 (21 months ago). The interrogatories which are the subject of this motion were served on 12/2/22. The discovery cut‐off is the same day as the hearing of this motion, 1/30/23 (now extended by stipulation to 2/6/23). Despite what the Court considers extensive meet and confer efforts, responses to form interrogatories 16.3 through 16.6 remain incomplete. The Court finds the response to interrogatory 16.1 is adequate....
2023.01.30 Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings 389
Location: Shasta
Judge: Baker, Stephen H
Hearing Date: 2023.01.30
Excerpt: ...mplaint. Merits of Motion: Plaintiff has alleged a common count causes of action to collect on a debt. “The only essential allegations of a common count are ‘(1) the statement of indebtedness in a certain sum, (2) the consideration, i.e., goods sold, work done, etc., and (3) nonpayment.'” Farmers Ins. Exchange v. Zerin (1997) 53 Cal.App.4th 445, 460. The complaint contains a statement of the indebtedness, that money was loaned, that the the...
2023.01.30 Motion for Final Approval of Class Action Settlement 322
Location: Shasta
Judge: Wood, Tamara L
Hearing Date: 2023.01.30
Excerpt: ...9, 2023. The motion is unopposed. Final Approval of the Settlement. The parties agreed to settle the case for $180,000.00. The number of workweeks were higher than the estimated 1,350 workweeks, which resulted in an increase to the total settlement. Based on the calculation provide by Kevin Lee from Phoenix Settlement Administrators, the gross settlement would be $214,632.00. However, Class Counsel has listed the gross settlement amount as $215,0...
2023.01.30 Demurrer 449
Location: Shasta
Judge: Baker, Stephen H
Hearing Date: 2023.01.30
Excerpt: ...nt request judicial notice of prior pleadings in this action and prior pleadings filed in Cossuto v. Estate of Michael Garrett et. al. (Shasta County Case No. 196776). No objections have been raised to the request. The request for judicial notice is GRANTED. Merits of Motion: A party may object to the complaint by filing a demurrer. CCP § 430.10. A demurrer lies if the court has no jurisdiction over the subject cause of action. CCP § 430.10(a)....
2023.01.23 Demurrer 483
Location: Shasta
Judge: Wood, Tamara L
Hearing Date: 2023.01.23
Excerpt: ...challenge jurisdiction in California courts by filing a motion to quash for lack of jurisdiction. CCP § 418.10(a)(1). California courts “may exercise jurisdiction on any basis not inconsistent with the Constitution of the state or of the United States.” CCP § 410.10. When a defendant moves to quash service of process on jurisdictional grounds, the plaintiff has the initial burden of demonstrating facts justifying the exercise of jurisdictio...
2023.01.17 Motion to be Relieved from Dismissal 981
Location: Shasta
Judge: Baker, Stephen H
Hearing Date: 2023.01.17
Excerpt: ...nadvertence, surprise, or excusable neglect. This relief is typically referred to as discretionary relief under Section 473(b). 3 This relief can be based on counsel's conduct but it still requires that any neglect be excusable before relief can be granted. Tackett v. City of Huntington Beach (1994) 22 Cal.App.4th 60, 65. To determine whether a mistake was excusable, the court will inquire whether the same error might have been made by a reasonab...
2023.01.17 Application to File Record Under Seal, Petition to Approve Minor's Compromise 677
Location: Shasta
Judge: Wood, Tamara L
Hearing Date: 2023.01.17
Excerpt: ...s been submitted solely to aid the Court in evaluating the Minor's Compromise Petition. Merits: Unless confidentiality is required by law, court records are presumed to be open to the public. California Rules of Court (CRC), Rule 2.550(c). CRC 2.551 prohibits the court from permitting a record to be filed under seal except by motion or application. The moving party bears the burden to provide “facts sufficient to justify the sealing.” CRC 2.5...
2023.01.09 Motion to Seal Petitions for Compromise of Claim of Minors, to Approve Compromise of Claim 354
Location: Shasta
Judge: Wood, Tamara L
Hearing Date: 2023.01.09
Excerpt: ...g that the lodged records be filed under seal. “Except as provided in Section 214 of the Family Code or any other provision of law, the sittings of every court shall be public.” CCP § 124. Unless confidentiality is required by law, court records are presumed to be open to the public. CRC 2.550(c). CRC 2.551 prohibits the court from permitting a record to be filed under seal except by motion or application. The moving party bears the burden t...
2023.01.09 Motion for Summary Judgment, Adjudication 891
Location: Shasta
Judge: Baker, Stephen H
Hearing Date: 2023.01.09
Excerpt: ...2: OVERRULED Objection No. 3: OVERRULED Objection No. 4: OVERRULED Objection No. 5: OVERRULED Objection No. 6: OVERRULED Objection No. 7: OVERRULED Objection No. 8: OVERRULED Objection No. 9: OVERRULED Objection No. 10: OVERRULED Objection No. 11: OVERRULED Objection No. 12: OVERRULED Objection No. 13: OVERRULED Objection No. 14: OVERRULED Objection No. 15: OVERRULED Objection No. 16: OVERRULED Objection No. 17: OVERRULED Motion for Summary Judgm...
2023.01.09 Application for Writ of Possession 714
Location: Shasta
Judge: Baker, Stephen H
Hearing Date: 2023.01.09
Excerpt: ...has not yet appeared, personal service is required. CCP § 512.030(b). A proof of service by mail for Defendant Dennis Conrad has been filed. Dennis Conrad has not yet appeared and therefore personal service was required. No proof of service has been filed for Defendant Jane Doe Conrad. The Court finds that neither Defendant has been properly served with the Writ. The writ is denied due to lack of proper service. Additionally, the application is ...
2022.12.05 Motion for Default Judgment 202
Location: Shasta
Judge: Wood, Tamara L
Hearing Date: 2022.12.05
Excerpt: ... be used to facilitate particular provisions of the Health and Safety Code are subject to seizure and forfeiture. Health and Safety Code § 11470. The judicial and/or administrative procedure for forfeiture is laid out generally in Health and Safety Code §§ 11488.4 and 11488.5. For a judicial forfeiture the District Attorney's Office (or other agency) is required to file a Petition for Forfeiture. Health and Safety Code § 11488.4(a). The Petit...
2022.12.05 Motion to Strike, Demurrer 399
Location: Shasta
Judge: Wood, Tamara L
Hearing Date: 2022.12.05
Excerpt: ...vides sufficient evidence of meet and confer efforts. Request for Judicial Notice. Defendant's request for judicial notice is granted. Merits. The court may, upon a motion made pursuant to Section 435, or at any time in its discretion, and upon terms it deems proper: (a) Strike out any irrelevant, false, or improper matter inserted in any pleading. (b) Strike out all or any part of any pleading not drawn or filed in conformity with the laws of th...
2022.12.05 Motion to Transfer Water Rights 934
Location: Shasta
Judge: Wood, Tamara L
Hearing Date: 2022.12.05
Excerpt: ...einafter the “1959 Judgment”), the California Department of Transportation (hereinafter, “CA DOT”) established ownership of property in Shasta County referred to in the Judgment as parcels A, B, and C. The 1959 Judgment also set forth conditions and obligations with respect to water rights in Little Boulder Creek and Campbell Creek, among CA DOT and additional parties including Bonville and Funk, and their successors in interest. Obligati...
2022.11.21 Motion for Final Approval of Class Action Settlement, for Attorney Fees 819
Location: Shasta
Judge: Baker, Stephen H
Hearing Date: 2022.11.21
Excerpt: ...ntical terms. Merits of Motion: The law favors the settlement of lawsuits, particularly in complex litigation, where they save time and resources. Neary v. Regents of the University of California (1992) 3 Cal. 4th 273, 277‐281 (superseded by statute on other grounds). A trial court must approve a class 2 action settlement agreement and may do so only after determining it is fair, adequate, and reasonable. It is vested with broad discretion in m...
2022.11.21 Motion for Attorney Fees 126
Location: Shasta
Judge: Wood, Tamara L
Hearing Date: 2022.11.21
Excerpt: ...nderson Fire Protection District (“Petitioners”) move now for attorney's fees and costs. Mark Adams of the California Receivership Group (“Receiver”) seeks discharge, exoneration of surety and compensation for fees and expenses. 2 Tentative Ruling on Motion for Attorney's Fees: Pursuant to the Court's September 10, 2021 Order Appointing a Receiver, Petitioners are the prevailing party in this matter, entitled to attorney's fees and costs ...
2022.11.14 Motion to Compel Arbitration 765
Location: Shasta
Judge: Wood, Tamara L
Hearing Date: 2022.11.14
Excerpt: ...tion. Defendant alleges the parties are bound by a valid and enforceable arbitration agreement, signed by Plaintiff on his first day of work, December 12, 2018 (the “Arbitration Agreement”). Plaintiff argues he did not sign the Arbitration Agreement, and even if he had, it would be unenforceable. “[T]he Legislature has expressed a strong public policy in favor of arbitration as a speedy and relatively inexpensive means of dispute resolution...
2022.11.07 Motion for Default Judgment 984
Location: Shasta
Judge: Wood, Tamara L
Hearing Date: 2022.11.07
Excerpt: ...both pursuant to Evid. Code § 452(d). Asset Forfeiture Default Judgment. Currency that is “furnished or intended to be furnished by any person in exchange for a controlled substance” or used or intended to be used to facilitate particular provisions of the Health and Safety Code are subject to seizure and forfeiture. Health and Safety Code § 11470. The judicial and/or administrative procedure for forfeiture is laid out generally in Health a...
2022.11.07 Motion for Attorney Fees 835
Location: Shasta
Judge: Baker, Stephen H
Hearing Date: 2022.11.07
Excerpt: ...eadowview Drive, #500 in Redding, CA. Provision 26 of the Lease provides that in any action…the prevailing party will be entitled to reasonable attorney fees, expert witness fees, and costs. Following a two day trial on February 23‐24, 2022, this Court ruled the lease was legally terminated, effective June 1, 2020 following proper service of a 24 month notice of termination on Defendant per the terms of the Lease. The Court further declared P...
2022.11.07 Motion for Attorney Fees 617
Location: Shasta
Judge: Baker, Stephen H
Hearing Date: 2022.11.07
Excerpt: ...ther the costs are appropriate. 2 The Song‐Beverly Act contains a cost‐shifting provision that specifically allows prevailing buyers to recover their costs, including attorney's fees. Civ. C. § 1794(d). The Consumers Legal Remedies Act also contains a mandatory fee provision for a prevailing plaintiff. Civ. C. § 1780(e). An attorney's fee award is limited to the amount the court determines was reasonably incurred by the buyer in commencing ...
2022.10.31 Motion to Quash Subpoena for Business Records 731
Location: Shasta
Judge: Baker, Stephen H
Hearing Date: 2022.10.31
Excerpt: ...ive demands, including unreasonable violations of the right of privacy. Id. A party may obtain discovery related to any matter, if the matter itself is admissible or reasonably calculated to lead to the discovery of admissible evidence. CCP § 2017.010. However; privileged information is not discoverable. CCP § 2017.010. The subpoena challenged by this motion was issued by Plaintiffs to Defendants' insurance company CSAA. CSAA is providing a def...
2022.10.31 Motion for Summary Adjudication 165
Location: Shasta
Judge: Baker, Stephen H
Hearing Date: 2022.10.31
Excerpt: ...ext day. (UMF 6, 8.) At the time of the loss, the total limits of coverage under the Policy were $685,372.50. (UMF 7.) Pursuant to Plaintiff's claim and subsequent mediation, Defendant has now paid all amounts possibly due under the Policy. (UMF 44‐46.) Plaintiff contends that Mid‐Century incorrectly estimated the dwelling limit, and as a result Plaintiff was substantially underinsured. (Plaintiff's Additional Material Facts “AMF” 41.) 6 ...
2022.10.31 Motion for Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement 019
Location: Shasta
Judge: Baker, Stephen H
Hearing Date: 2022.10.31
Excerpt: ...f California (1992) 3 Cal. 4th 273, 277‐281 (superseded by statute on other grounds). However, courts cannot automatically and instantly approve a proposed settlement or dismiss a class action suit, even if the representative plaintiff and defendant have agreed on the terms of such settlement or dismissal. In a class action, the trial court has a duty to adequately protect the members of the class. Bingham v. Obledo (1983) 147 Cal. App. 3d 401,...
2022.10.31 Motion for Default Judgment 984
Location: Shasta
Judge: Wood, Tamara L
Hearing Date: 2022.10.31
Excerpt: ...both pursuant to Evid. Code § 452(d). Asset Forfeiture Default Judgment. Currency that is “furnished or intended to be furnished by any person in exchange for a controlled substance” or used or intended to be used to facilitate particular provisions of the Health and Safety Code are subject to seizure and forfeiture. Health and Safety Code § 11470. The judicial and/or administrative procedure for forfeiture is laid out generally in Health a...
2022.10.24 Motion for Default Judgment 822
Location: Shasta
Judge: Wood, Tamara L
Hearing Date: 2022.10.24
Excerpt: ... Safety Code § 11470. The judicial and/or administrative procedure for forfeiture is laid out generally in Health and Safety Code §§ 11488.4 and 11488.5. For a judicial forfeiture the District Attorney's Office (or other agency) is required to file a Petition for Forfeiture. Health and Safety Code § 11488.4(a). The Petition for Forfeiture must be served on the individuals from whom the property was seized. Health and Safety Code § 11488.5(c)...
2022.10.24 Motion for Default Judgment 203
Location: Shasta
Judge: Baker, Stephen H
Hearing Date: 2022.10.24
Excerpt: ...eizure and forfeiture. Health and Safety Code § 11470. The judicial and/or administrative procedure for forfeiture is laid out generally in Health and Safety Code §§ 11488.4 and 11488.5. For a judicial forfeiture the District Attorney's Office (or other agency) is required to file a Petition for Forfeiture. Health and Safety Code § 11488.4(a). The Petition for Forfeiture must be served on the individuals from whom the property was seized. 4 H...

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