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2021.05.10 Motion to Set Aside Default 472
Location: Shasta
Judge: Wood, Tamara L
Hearing Date: 2021.05.10
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2021.05.10 Motion to Set Aside Default 100
Location: Shasta
Judge: Wood, Tamara L
Hearing Date: 2021.05.10
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2021.05.03 Motion to Appoint Attorney and Expert Witness 405
Location: Shasta
Judge: Wood, Tamara L
Hearing Date: 2021.05.03
Excerpt: ...which to ensure meaningful access to the court. Jameson v. Desta (2009) 179 Cal. App. 4th 672, 678. Wantuch v. Davis (1995) 32 Cal. App. 4th 786 provides considerations for the Court to balance in determining the appropriate remedy to secure access to the court. That case analyzed a similar request in the context of an indigent, incarcerated litigant. The Court suggested consideration of “the nature of the action, the potential effect on the pr...
2021.04.26 Motion to Issue Amended Judgment 144
Location: Shasta
Judge: Wood, Tamara L
Hearing Date: 2021.04.26
Excerpt: ... property which has been complicated by the issuance of multiple judgments. 4 Plaintiffs cite no legal authority, either statutory or case law, to support their request. There is no allegation that the Judgments in this case contain any errors or that they are void. The request appears to be purely for the convenience of Plaintiffs in enforcing the judgments. With no legal authority being cited, the motion is DENIED without prejudice. A proposed ...
2021.04.26 Motion to Enforce Settlement Agreement 541
Location: Shasta
Judge: Baker, Stephen H
Hearing Date: 2021.04.26
Excerpt: ...ad immediate access to their clients. After assuring the Court that they had authority, settlement terms were placed on the record pursuant to CCP 664.6. This section provides, in pertinent part: (a) If parties to pending litigation stipulate, in a writing signed by the parties outside of the presence of the court or orally before the court, for settlement of the case, or part thereof, the court, upon motion, may enter judgment pursuant to the te...
2021.04.26 Motion to Appoint Attorney and Expert Witness 405
Location: Shasta
Judge: Wood, Tamara L
Hearing Date: 2021.04.26
Excerpt: ...which to ensure meaningful access to the court. Jameson v. Desta (2009) 179 Cal. App. 4th 672, 678. Wantuch v. Davis (1995) 32 Cal. App. 4th 786 provides considerations for the Court to balance in determining the appropriate remedy to secure access to the court. That case analyzed a similar request in the context of an indigent, incarcerated litigant. The Court suggested consideration of “the nature of the action, the potential effect on the pr...
2021.04.26 Motion for Attorney Fees 206
Location: Shasta
Judge: Baker, Stephen H
Hearing Date: 2021.04.26
Excerpt: ...ity Alps Preserve, et al. (case no. 180657) pursuant to Evidence Code §§ 452 and 453. There is no objection to this request. The request is therefore GRANTED. Merits of the Motion. Prevailing Party. CCP § 1032(a)(4) defines a prevailing party to include “the party with a net monetary recovery, a defendant in whose favor a dismissal is entered, a defendant where neither plaintiff nor defendant obtains any relief, and a defendant as against th...
2021.04.19 Demurrer 568
Location: Shasta
Judge: Wood, Tamara L
Hearing Date: 2021.04.19
Excerpt: ...A demurrer can be used to challenge defects that appear on the face of the complaint or from matters that may be subject to judicial notice. Blank v. Kirwan (1985) 39 Cal. 3d 311, 318. The court “treat[s] the demurrer as admitting all material facts properly pleaded, but not contentions, deductions or conclusions of fact or law.” Hood v. Hacienda La Puente Unified School District (1998) 65 Cal.App.4th 435, 438. No matter how unlikely, a plain...
2021.04.19 Demurrer 419
Location: Shasta
Judge: Baker, Stephen H
Hearing Date: 2021.04.19
Excerpt: ...e of the complaint or from matters that may be subject to judicial notice. Blank v. Kirwan (1985) 39 Cal. 3d 311, 318. The court “treat[s] the demurrer as admitting all material facts properly pleaded, but not contentions, deductions or conclusions of fact or law.” Hood v. Hacienda La Puente Unified School District (1998) 65 Cal.App.4th 435, 438. No matter how unlikely, a plaintiff's allegations must be accepted as true for the purpose of rul...
2021.04.12 Motion for Summary Judgment, Adjudication 229
Location: Shasta
Judge: Baker, Stephen H
Hearing Date: 2021.04.12
Excerpt: ...tion for summary judgment shall be granted if all the papers submitted show that there is no triable issue of material fact and that the moving party is entitled to judgment as a matter of law. Plaintiff seeks summary adjudication on her partition and ejectment causes of action. Plaintiff has provided undisputed evidence that she is the co‐owner of the subject property and is entitled to a partition by sale pursuant to CCP § 872.010 et seq. Th...
2021.04.12 Motion for Preliminary Injunction 663
Location: Shasta
Judge: Baker, Stephen H
Hearing Date: 2021.04.12
Excerpt: ... relief action to obtain compliance. Labor Code § 1198.5(l). To obtain an injunction a plaintiff must show two interrelated facts: 1) a reasonable probability it will prevail on the merits; and 2) that the harm to the plaintiff resulting from the denial of the injunction outweighs the harm to the defendant if the injunction is granted. See IT Corp v. County of Imperial (1983) 35 Cal.3d 63, 69‐70. The moving party has the burden of providing su...
2021.04.12 Motion to Compel Inspection, to Continue Trial and Reopen Discovery 779
Location: Shasta
Judge: Baker, Stephen H
Hearing Date: 2021.04.12
Excerpt: ...y Local Rule 5.17(d). Defendant shall prepare the order. Tentative Ruling on Motion to Continue Trial and Reopen Discovery: Plaintiff Robert Maul moves to continue trial and reopen discovery. Trial is presently scheduled for April 20, 2021. Merits of Motion: Trial dates are considered to be firm. CRC 3.1332(a). The Court has discretion to continue a trial date upon a showing of “good cause.” CRC 3.1332(c) and (d). Good cause includes both a p...
2021.04.12 Motion to Continue Trial Date 251
Location: Shasta
Judge: Baker, Stephen H
Hearing Date: 2021.04.12
Excerpt: ...tus of the case. CRC 3.1332(c)(6) & (7). Plaintiff alleges that good cause exists to continue the trial date because additional discovery is needed. The present trial date was set following a stipulation by both parties on June 9, 2020. In September of 2020, the parties began discussing the possibility of resolving the matter through mediation, and a formal agreement to mediate was reached on November 11, 2020. As part of the agreement to pursue ...
2021.04.05 Motion for Summary Judgment 375
Location: Shasta
Judge: Baker, Stephen H
Hearing Date: 2021.04.05
Excerpt: ...ds owned, operated or controlled the restaurant. Also, neither of these Defendants employed any of the workers at this restaurant. Plaintiff filed the present suit on September 5, 2019, approximately 18 months after the incident. The Compliant named only Defendants Taco Bell Corp and Yum! Brands. Notwithstanding California Rule of Court 3.110 which requires service of the complaint within 60 days of its filing, Defendants Taco Bell Corp and Yum! ...
2021.04.05 Motion for Leave to Intervene 216
Location: Shasta
Judge: Wood, Tamara L
Hearing Date: 2021.04.05
Excerpt: ...ovember 18, 2020 pursuant to Evid. Code § 452(d). This request is granted. Merits of the Motion. A petition for leave to intervene may be made by noticed motion or ex parte application and must include a copy of the Proposed Complaint‐In‐Intervention and set forth the grounds upon which intervention rests. CCP § 387(c). Under CCP § 387(d)(2), the Court has discretion to permit a nonparty to intervene in the action where “the person has a...
2021.04.05 Motion for Leave 743
Location: Shasta
Judge: Baker, Stephen H
Hearing Date: 2021.04.05
Excerpt: ...on and set forth the grounds upon which intervention rests. CCP § 387(c). A nonparty must be allowed to intervene if (A) a provision of law confers an unconditional right to intervene or (B) the nonparty “claims an interest relating to the property or transaction that is the subject of the action and that person is so situated that the disposition of the action may impair or impede that person's ability to protect that interest, unless that pe...
2021.04.05 Demurrer 075
Location: Shasta
Judge: Baker, Stephen H
Hearing Date: 2021.04.05
Excerpt: ...le a Request for Dismissal for “withdrawn” causes of action. The Plaintiff was ordered to file a supplemental meet and confer declaration no later than March 22, 2021. No meet and confer declaration has been filed by Plaintiff and no Request for Dismissal has been filed. As any further continuance would potentially prejudice the Defendants, the Court will issue a ruling on the merits. Violation of Civil Code § 2924g (First Cause of Action): ...
2021.03.29 Motion to Enforce Settlement 680
Location: Shasta
Judge: Wood, Tamara L
Hearing Date: 2021.03.29
Excerpt: ...otice is granted. Merits of Motion: On December 21, 2020, counsel for all parties met, discussed and executed a document with settlement terms. The document was not executed by the parties themselves. Defendants /Cross‐Complainants Daniel Lockwood and Roseanne Lockwood (“Lockwood”) along with Defendant/Cross‐Defendant/Intervenor Development Group, Inc. (“DGI”) and Cross‐Defendant Development Group Holdings, LLC (“DGH”) seek to e...
2021.03.29 Motion for Relief from Jury Trial Waiver 505
Location: Shasta
Judge: Baker, Stephen H
Hearing Date: 2021.03.29
Excerpt: ...relieve any party from that waiver. CCP § 631(g). Where a doubt exists as to the propriety of granting the relief, such doubt, by reason of constitutional guarantee of trial by jury, should be resolved in favor of according a litigant a jury trial. See Cowlin v. Pringle (1941) 46 Cal.App.2d 472, 476. Defendant waived their right to a jury by failing to post jury fees within 10 days of March 11, 2019 as ordered by the Court. Defendant seeks relie...
2021.03.29 Motion for Protective Order 331
Location: Shasta
Judge: Baker, Stephen H
Hearing Date: 2021.03.29
Excerpt: ... subject vehicle could not be “certified” due to frame damage. Vehicle Code § 11713.18(a)(5). It also alleges that GM fails to properly oversee and train the program which is implemented at least in part by its dealers like Defendant Lithia. Those allegations also center on the frame and frame inspections. A review of the propounded requests for admissions shows that the requests are wholly unrelated to the frame. Plaintiff takes the positio...
2021.03.29 Demurrer 066
Location: Shasta
Judge: Wood, Tamara L
Hearing Date: 2021.03.29
Excerpt: ...er is based on the claim that there is no theory by which a public entity can be liable under Civil Code §§ 51.9 or 52. Plaintiff alleges that Defendant is liable under the theory that they authorized or ratified the actions of Ms. Kimball. Plaintiff relies upon Civil Code § 2339 as statutory authority to hold the School District liable for the tortious conduct of Ms. Kimball. Ratification may occur where a private employer knows or should kno...
2021.03.22 Motion to Enforce Settlement 680
Location: Shasta
Judge: Wood, Tamara L
Hearing Date: 2021.03.22
Excerpt: ...otice is granted. Merits of Motion: On December 21, 2020, counsel for all parties met, discussed and executed a document with settlement terms. The document was not executed by the parties themselves. Defendants /Cross‐Complainants Daniel Lockwood and Roseanne Lockwood (“Lockwood”) along with Defendant/Cross‐Defendant/Intervenor Development Group, Inc. (“DGI”) and Cross‐Defendant Development Group Holdings, LLC (“DGH”) seek to e...
2021.03.22 Demurrer, Motion to Compel Further Responses 066
Location: Shasta
Judge: Wood, Tamara L
Hearing Date: 2021.03.22
Excerpt: ...er is based on the claim that there is no theory by which a public entity can be liable under Civil Code §§ 51.9 or 52. Plaintiff alleges that Defendant is liable under the theory that they authorized or ratified the actions of Ms. Kimball. Plaintiff relies upon Civil Code § 2339 as statutory authority to hold the School District liable for the tortious conduct of Ms. Kimball. Ratification may occur where a private employer knows or should kno...
2021.03.15 Motion to Set Aside Default 797
Location: Shasta
Judge: Baker, Stephen H
Hearing Date: 2021.03.15
Excerpt: ...ed a Mechanics Lien on the property June 24, 2020 and filed a complaint for damages on September 18, 2020. A Notice of Pending Action was filed on the same date. Rawson was personally served on September 26, 2020. He admits, when served, he became angry and ripped up the summons. Having failed to timely file a response, Rawson was defaulted October 27, 2020. The Request for Entry of Default was served by mail on Rawson at the same address where h...
2021.03.15 Motion to Set Aside Default 290
Location: Shasta
Judge: Wood, Tamara L
Hearing Date: 2021.03.15
Excerpt: ...no case exceeding six months after the judgment was taken. CCP § 473(b). The Summons and Complaint were served on December 22, 2020. The evidence presented by Defendant is that he tried to file his Answer at approximately 8:30 a.m. on January 19, 2021, but was told by a civil clerk that it was in a format unacceptable to the Court. Parenti Decl. ¶ 2. The Defendant then asked the clerk for general advice and was informed that the thirty day peri...

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