December 4, 2016
Law & Motion Department Tentative Rulings
  • Law and Motion Department Tentative Ruling Line:  (650) 261-5019
  • Other Judges' tentatives: please reference the appropriate Case Number and Case Caption below and contact the appropriate department.

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In the Superior Court of the State of California

In and for the County of San Mateo

 

Law and Motion Calendar

Judge: Honorable jonathan e. karesh

Department 20

 

400 County Center, Redwood City

Courtroom 8C

 

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

 

NOTICE TO ALL COUNSEL

 

Until further order of the Court, no endorsed-filed ďcourtesy copyĒ of pleadings is required to be provided to the Law and Motion Department.

 

 

IF YOU INTEND TO APPEAR ON ANY CASE ON THIS CALENDAR YOU MUST DO THE FOLLOWING:

 

1. YOU MUST CALL (650) 261-5019 BEFORE 4:00 P.M. TO INFORM THE COURT OF YOUR INTENT TO APPEAR.

2. You must give notice before 4:00 P.M. to all parties of your intent to appear pursuant to California Rules of Court 3.1308(a)(1).

 

Failure to do both items 1 and 2 will result in no oral presentation.

 

Notifying CourtCall with your intent to appear is not an alternative to notifying the court.

 

All Counsel are reminded to comply with California Rule of Court 3.1110.The Court will expect all exhibits to be tabbed accordingly.

 

††† Case††††††††††††††††Title / Nature of Case

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CIV524843†††† ELIZABETH KARNAZES VS. JOHN FERRY, ET AL.

 

 

ELIZABETH KARNAZES††††††††††††††††††† Pro/per

JOHN FERRY††††††††††††††††††††††††††† RANDOLPH S. HICKS

 

 

MOTION TO COMPEL DISCOVERY RESPONSES AND FOR MONETARY SANCTIONS BY JOHN FERRY AND KIRSTEN FERRY

TENTATIVE RULING:

 

Due to Ms. Karnazesí unavailability, the Motion to Compel is continued to January 20, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. in the Law and Motion Department.

 


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CIV531189†††† MICHAEL W. ROBERTS VS. BRUCE ANTHONY ROBERTS

 

 

MICHAEL W. ROBERTS††††††††††††††††††† BARRY W. PRUETT

BRUCE ANTHONY ROBERTS†††††††††††††††† COLLEEN COEN

 

 

MOTION TO BE RELIEVED AS COUNSEL BY COLLEEN COEN

TENTATIVE RULING:

 

The unopposed Motion of Counsel Colleen Coen, Esq. to be Relieved as Counsel for Defendant Bruce Roberts (ďDefendantĒ) is GRANTED pursuant to C.C.P. section 284(2) and CRC Rule 3.1362.The order is effective upon service on the Defendant.

 

Moving attorney is directed to prepare a written order consistent with the Courtís ruling for the Courtís signature, pursuant to California Rules of Court, Rule 3.1312, and provide notice thereof to all parties, including the Defendant, as required by law and the California Rules of Court.The order is to be submitted directly to Judge Jonathan E. Karesh, Department 20.

 


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CIV537439†††† MARIA SANZ VS. 24 HOUR HOME CARE

 

 

MARIA SANZ††††††††††††††††††††††††††† REUBEN J. DONIG

24HR HOMECARE LLC†††††††††††††††††††† ANDREW P. SCLAR

 

 

MOTION COMPELLING FURTHER RESPONSE TO INTERROGATORIES AND FOR MONETARY SANCTIONS AGAINST 24 HOUR HOME CARE, INC. FOR FAILURE TO RESPOND TO MEET AND CONFER LETTER BY MARIA SANZ

TENTATIVE RULING:

 

The matter is continued by stipulation.Because the calendar on the requested date (December 16, 2016) is full, the matter is continued to December 20, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. in the Law and Motion Department.

 


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CIV537837†††† LORA LAMB VS. ANIKA COLOPY

 

 

LORA LAMB†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† WILLIAM L. VEEN

ANIKA COLOPY††††††††††††††††††††††††† JAMES H. COLOPY

 

 

4. MOTION TO QUASH THIRD PARTY RECORDs SUBPOENAS BY LORA LAMB

TENTATIVE RULING:

 

The Motion is ordered off calendar since the case has settled.

 

 

5. MOTION FOR SUMMARY ADJUDICATION BY LORA LAMB

TENTATIVE RULING:

 

The Motion is ordered off calendar since the case has settled.

 


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CLJ529644†††† UNIFUND CCR, LLC VS. JOHN B. MULLIGAN

 

 

UNIFUND CCR, LLC††††††††††††††††††††† WILLIAM G. BUTTRY

JOHN B. MULLIGAN††††††††††††††††††††† FRED W. SCHWINN

 

 

MOTION TO COMPEL FURTHER DOCUMENTS RESPONSIVE TO DEFENDANTíS REQUEST

FOR PRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTS AND ELECTRONICALLY STORED INFORMATION (SET ONE) AND FOR MONETARY SANCTIONS AGAINST UNIFUND CCR, LLC BY JOHN B. MULLIGAN

TENTATIVE RULING:

 

Defendant John Mulliganís unopposed Motion to Compel Plaintiff to produce documents responsive to Defendantís Request for Production of Documents (Set One), Nos. 2 and 4, is GRANTED.With the exception of privilege, all objections are overruled.Plaintiff shall produce all unprivileged documents responsive to Requests Nos. 2 and 4, including those documents identified in Defendantís moving papers, within 20 days of service of the notice of entry of order on this motion.Any documents withheld on privilege grounds shall be properly identified on a privilege log produced to Defendant.††

 

The request for sanctions is DENIED.

 

If the tentative ruling is uncontested, it shall become the order of the Court, pursuant to CRC Rule 3.1308(a)(1), adopted by Local Rule 3.10.If the tentative ruling is uncontested, prevailing party is directed to prepare, circulate and submit a written order reflecting this Courtís ruling verbatim for the Courtís signature, consistent with the requirements of CRC Rule 3.1312.The proposed order is to be submitted directly to Judge Jonathan E. Karesh, Department 20.

 


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CLJ538381†††† MIDLAND FUNDING LLC VS. RENATO BAARDE

 

 

MIDLAND FUNDING LLC†††††††††††††††††† PATRICK T. SULLIVAN

RENATO BAARDE†††††††††††††††††††††††† FRED W. SCHWINN

 

 

demurrer TO ANSWER TO CROSS-COMPLAINT BY RENATO BAARDE

TENTATIVE RULING:

 

The Demurrer is ordered off calendar since the case has settled.

 


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16-UDL-00442†††† CHRISTINA BECK DROGIN vs. BAZZLE TAYLOR, ET AL.

 

 

CHRISTINA BECK DROGIN†††††††††††††††† FRANCISCO A. GUTIERREZ

BAZZLE TAYLOR†††††††††††††††††††††††† Pro/per

 

 

MOTION TO COMPEL RESPONSES TO DISCOVERY, TO ESTABLISH ADMISSIONS FROM

DEFENDANT, AND REQUEST FOR MONETARY SANCTIONS AGAINST DEFENDANT BY CHRISTINA BECK DROGIN

TENTATIVE RULING:

 

The Motion to Compel Responses to form interrogatories, special interrogatories and request for production is granted. The motion to deem matters admitted is granted.

 

Defendant Bazzle Taylor shall serve verified responses, without objections, to all form interrogatories, special interrogatories and demand for production of documents no later than December 2, 2016.

 

The motion for sanctions is granted in the amount of $760.00.

 

If the tentative ruling is uncontested, it shall become the order of the Court, pursuant to CRC Rule 3.1308(a)(1), adopted by Local Rule 3.10.If the tentative ruling is uncontested, prevailing party is directed to prepare, circulate and submit a written order reflecting this Courtís ruling verbatim for the Courtís signature, consistent with the requirements of CRC Rule 3.1312.The proposed order is to be submitted directly to Judge Jonathan E. Karesh, Department 20. Said order must be personally served on Defendant on November 30, 2016.

 


 

 

 

 

 


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