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California Court of Appeal - May 2019 Opinion Summaries


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People v. Fryhaat

California Court of Appeal
Immigration Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that a criminal defendant who said he was never advised about the immigration consequences of his guilty plea was entitled to a hearing on...
05/31/2019 E070847

Berger v. Varum

California Court of Appeal
Debt Collection
Revived a judgment creditor's claim seeking consequential and punitive damages against a debtor. Before eventually paying the judgment, the debtor had...
05/31/2019 A150629

In re J.M.

California Court of Appeal
Juvenile Law
Held that the mental health diversion law does not apply to juveniles in delinquency proceedings. Denied habeas corpus relief, in a case where a...
05/31/2019 A153296

People v. Osotonu

California Court of Appeal
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that a burglary conviction for using explosives to blow open an ATM machine was not eligible for resentencing as shoplifting, in a Proposition 47...
05/31/2019 A147060

Longview International, Inc. v. Stirling

California Court of Appeal
Property Law & Real Estate, Remedies
Held that a homeowner was not entitled to expunge a judgment lien on her house, even though the judgment creditor was a corporation that had been...
05/31/2019 H044905

People v. Gentile

California Court of Appeal
Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed a conviction for second-degree murder, on reconsideration following transfer from the California Supreme Court.
05/30/2019 E069088

Stokes v. Baker

California Court of Appeal
Health Law, Injury & Tort Law, Evidence
In a medical malpractice case against an emergency room doctor, held that a statutory requirement addressing the qualification of expert witnesses...
05/30/2019 B279241

Levinson Arshonsky and Kurtz LLP v. Kim

California Court of Appeal
Attorney's Fees, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
A law firm's client was unable to compel arbitration of a fee dispute with his former attorneys. The case involved California's Mandatory Fee...
05/29/2019 B289308

People v. Franks

California Court of Appeal
Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed a man's conviction of voluntary manslaughter for killing his girlfriend.
05/29/2019 C085073

Bennett v. Rancho California Water District

California Court of Appeal
Water Law, Labor & Employment Law
Held that a plaintiff alleging whistleblower retaliation needed to prove he was an employee rather than an independent contractor, and the trial court...
05/29/2019 G054617
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