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Tentative Rulings, Nevada City - Case Management Conferences

>Tentative Rulings for Monday, April 21, 2014

Tentative Rulings for Monday, April 21, 2014 

1. 78211 Jansen v. Franklin

Case Type: Breach of Contract
Assigned Judge: Sean P. Dowling

No appearance required. Trial is hereby set for 9/29/14 at 2:00 pm in Dept. 6.

THIS IS THE COURTíS PROPOSED ORDER. IF ANY PARTY OPPOSES THIS ORDER, YOU MUST NOTIFY ALL OPPOSING COUNSEL AND PRO PER PARTIES BY 3:00 P.M. THE FRIDAY BEFORE THE HEARING. IF YOU DO NOT NOTIFY THE PARTIES AND DO NOT OPPOSE THE PROPOSED ORDER, NO APPEARANCE IS REQUIRED AND THE PROPOSED ORDER SHALL BECOME THE FINAL ORDER OF THE COURT. COURT REPORTERS ARE NOT AVAILABLE AT THE EXPENSE OF THE COURT PURSUANT TO LOCAL RULE 10.00. INFORMATION FOR APPEARING THROUGH COURTCALL CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING COURTCALL TOLL FREE AT 888-882-6878.

2. 79617 Koslin Construction v. GV Development Group

Case Type: Breach of Contract
Assigned Judge: Sean P. Dowling

No appearance required. The case is hereby dismissed without prejudice, retaining jurisdiction over the settlement.

THIS IS THE COURTíS PROPOSED ORDER. IF ANY PARTY OPPOSES THIS ORDER, YOU MUST NOTIFY ALL OPPOSING COUNSEL AND PRO PER PARTIES BY 3:00 P.M. THE FRIDAY BEFORE THE HEARING. IF YOU DO NOT NOTIFY THE PARTIES AND DO NOT OPPOSE THE PROPOSED ORDER, NO APPEARANCE IS REQUIRED AND THE PROPOSED ORDER SHALL BECOME THE FINAL ORDER OF THE COURT. COURT REPORTERS ARE NOT AVAILABLE AT THE EXPENSE OF THE COURT PURSUANT TO LOCAL RULE 10.00. INFORMATION FOR APPEARING THROUGH COURTCALL CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING COURTCALL TOLL FREE AT 888-882-6878.

3. 79666 Gonsalves v. GMAC

Case Type: Wrongful Foreclosure
Assigned Judge: Sean P. Dowling

Appearances are required. Second Amended Complaint not at issue - need responsive pleading, default or dismissal of Defendants GMAC and Ocwen Loan. The court notes that Defendant GMAC was dismissed from the First Amended Complaint, but renamed in the Second Amended Complaint.

COURT REPORTERS ARE NOT AVAILABLE AT THE EXPENSE OF THE COURT PURSUANT TO LOCAL RULE 10.00. INFORMATION FOR APPEARING THROUGH COURTCALL CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING COURTCALL TOLL FREE AT 888-882-6878.

4. 79765 Jensen v. Carpenter

Case Type: Premises Liability
Assigned Judge: Sean P. Dowling

On the courtís own motion, the case is reclassified to Class 2, with a new disposition date of 12/20/14.

Class: 2
Disposition Date: 12/20/14
Length: 3 Day Jury Trial
Trial Date: 12/16/14, 8:30 a.m. in Dept. 6
Pre-Trial Conference: 12/5/14 at 11:00 a.m. in Dept. 6
Mandatory Settlement Conference: 11/24/14 at 10:00 a.m. in Dept. 6
Arbitration: Case is not referred to Judicial Arbitration.
Mediation: Parties are directed to meet and confer to consider mediation.

THIS IS THE COURTíS PROPOSED ORDER. IF ANY PARTY OPPOSES THIS ORDER, YOU MUST NOTIFY ALL OPPOSING COUNSEL AND PRO PER PARTIES BY 3:00 P.M. THE FRIDAY BEFORE THE HEARING. IF YOU DO NOT NOTIFY THE PARTIES AND DO NOT OPPOSE THE PROPOSED ORDER, NO APPEARANCE IS REQUIRED AND THE PROPOSED ORDER SHALL BECOME THE FINAL ORDER OF THE COURT. COURT REPORTERS ARE NOT AVAILABLE AT THE EXPENSE OF THE COURT PURSUANT TO LOCAL RULE 10.00. INFORMATION FOR APPEARING THROUGH COURTCALL CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING COURTCALL TOLL FREE AT 888-882-6878.

5. 79773 Higley v. Spranger

Case Type: MVA
Assigned Judge: Sean P. Dowling

No appearance required. The case is hereby dismissed without prejudice, retaining jurisdiction over the settlement and the petition to compromise minorís claim.

THIS IS THE COURTíS PROPOSED ORDER. IF ANY PARTY OPPOSES THIS ORDER, YOU MUST NOTIFY ALL OPPOSING COUNSEL AND PRO PER PARTIES BY 3:00 P.M. THE FRIDAY BEFORE THE HEARING. IF YOU DO NOT NOTIFY THE PARTIES AND DO NOT OPPOSE THE PROPOSED ORDER, NO APPEARANCE IS REQUIRED AND THE PROPOSED ORDER SHALL BECOME THE FINAL ORDER OF THE COURT. COURT REPORTERS ARE NOT AVAILABLE AT THE EXPENSE OF THE COURT PURSUANT TO LOCAL RULE 10.00. INFORMATION FOR APPEARING THROUGH COURTCALL CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING COURTCALL TOLL FREE AT 888-882-6878.

6. 79790 Wermes v. Beneficial

Case Type: Wrongful foreclosure
Assigned Judge: Sean P. Dowling

No appearance required. Case Management Conference is continued to 5/27/14 at 9:00 am in Dept. 6.

THIS IS THE COURTíS PROPOSED ORDER. IF ANY PARTY OPPOSES THIS ORDER, YOU MUST NOTIFY ALL OPPOSING COUNSEL AND PRO PER PARTIES BY 3:00 P.M. THE FRIDAY BEFORE THE HEARING. IF YOU DO NOT NOTIFY THE PARTIES AND DO NOT OPPOSE THE PROPOSED ORDER, NO APPEARANCE IS REQUIRED AND THE PROPOSED ORDER SHALL BECOME THE FINAL ORDER OF THE COURT. COURT REPORTERS ARE NOT AVAILABLE AT THE EXPENSE OF THE COURT PURSUANT TO LOCAL RULE 10.00. INFORMATION FOR APPEARING THROUGH COURTCALL CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING COURTCALL TOLL FREE AT 888-882-6878.

7. 79800 Loftus v. NID

Case Type: Inverse Condemnation
Assigned Judge: Sean P. Dowling

Appearances are required for hearing. The court requires a status of the mediation and its potential settlement.

COURT REPORTERS ARE NOT AVAILABLE AT THE EXPENSE OF THE COURT PURSUANT TO LOCAL RULE 10.00. INFORMATION FOR APPEARING THROUGH COURTCALL CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING COURTCALL TOLL FREE AT 888-882-6878.

8. 79968 Alani v. Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital

Case Type: Med Mal
Assigned Judge: TBD

On the courtís own motion, the case is reclassified to Class 2, with a new disposition date of 4/22/15.

Class: 2
Disposition Date: 4/22/15
Length: 9 Day Jury Trial
Trial Date: 2/17/15, 8:30 a.m. in Dept. 6
Pre-Trial Conference: 2/6/15 at 11:00 a.m. in Dept. 6
Mandatory Settlement Conference: 1/26/15 at 10:00 a.m. in Dept. 6
Arbitration: Case is not referred to Judicial Arbitration.
Mediation: Parties are directed to meet and confer to consider mediation.

THIS IS THE COURTíS PROPOSED ORDER. IF ANY PARTY OPPOSES THIS ORDER, YOU MUST NOTIFY ALL OPPOSING COUNSEL AND PRO PER PARTIES BY 3:00 P.M. THE FRIDAY BEFORE THE HEARING. IF YOU DO NOT NOTIFY THE PARTIES AND DO NOT OPPOSE THE PROPOSED ORDER, NO APPEARANCE IS REQUIRED AND THE PROPOSED ORDER SHALL BECOME THE FINAL ORDER OF THE COURT. COURT REPORTERS ARE NOT AVAILABLE AT THE EXPENSE OF THE COURT PURSUANT TO LOCAL RULE 10.00. INFORMATION FOR APPEARING THROUGH COURTCALL CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING COURTCALL TOLL FREE AT 888-882-6878.

9. 80173 Buck v. Cameron

Case Type: MVA
Assigned Judge: Sean P. Dowling

Appearances are required for hearing. The court requires a status of the mediation stipulation.

COURT REPORTERS ARE NOT AVAILABLE AT THE EXPENSE OF THE COURT PURSUANT TO LOCAL RULE 10.00. INFORMATION FOR APPEARING THROUGH COURTCALL CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING COURTCALL TOLL FREE AT 888-882-6878.

10. 80174 Clifton v. Landaker

Case Type: Med Mal
Assigned Judge: Sean P. Dowling

Class: 1
Disposition Date: 12/2/14
Length: 5 Day Non-Jury (Jury fees not paid)
Trial Date: 12/2/14, 8:30 a.m. in Dept. 6
Pre-Trial Conference: 11/21/14 at 11:00 a.m. in Dept. 6
Mandatory Settlement Conference: 11/10/14 at 10:00 a.m. in Dept. 6
Arbitration: Case is not referred to Judicial Arbitration.
Mediation: Parties have agreed to mediation. A review hearing is set for 5/12/14 at 9:00 am to
ensure receipt of the mediation stipulation (local form).

Appearance is required for hearing by Plaintiffís counsel re the OSC re Sanctions.

THIS IS THE COURTíS PROPOSED ORDER. IF ANY PARTY OPPOSES THIS ORDER, YOU MUST NOTIFY ALL OPPOSING COUNSEL AND PRO PER PARTIES BY 3:00 P.M. THE FRIDAY BEFORE THE HEARING. IF YOU DO NOT NOTIFY THE PARTIES AND DO NOT OPPOSE THE PROPOSED ORDER, NO APPEARANCE IS REQUIRED AND THE PROPOSED ORDER SHALL BECOME THE FINAL ORDER OF THE COURT. COURT REPORTERS ARE NOT AVAILABLE AT THE EXPENSE OF THE COURT PURSUANT TO LOCAL RULE 10.00. INFORMATION FOR APPEARING THROUGH COURTCALL CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING COURTCALL TOLL FREE AT 888-882-6878.

11. 80196 Fenderson v. Sheridan

This tentative ruling is issued by Judge Pro Tem Angela Bradrick.

Case Type: Mechanicís Lien
Assigned Judge: Not yet assigned

No appearance required. Case Management Conference is continued to 5/27/14 at 9:00 am in Dept. 6. Complaint not at issue - need responsive pleading, default or dismissal of Defendant Sheridan.

COURT REPORTERS ARE NOT AVAILABLE AT THE EXPENSE OF THE COURT PURSUANT TO LOCAL RULE 10.00. INFORMATION FOR APPEARING THROUGH COURTCALL CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING COURTCALL TOLL FREE AT 888-882-6878.