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GROVES v. PETERSON, B152404

The prior denial of a motion in the underlying case to set aside a default and default judgment has no collateral estoppel effect to bar an independent action in equity directly attacking the prior judgment.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/26/2002
  • Published 07/26/2002

Judges

  • CHARLES S. VOGEL, P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Law Offices of Jerry K. Staub, Jerry K. Staub, Patricia Venegas, Los Angeles;  and Charlotte E. Costan, Burbank, for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Amante & Shaffer, Jerome L. Amante and Darren G. Shaffer, Irvine, for Defendants and Respondents.
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