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Duffens v. Valenti, D050450

In an action seeking damages based on allegations of fraud and statutory violation of Civil Code section 1694 (dating service statutes) for the sale of matchmaking consulting agreements, denial of motion to compel arbitration pursuant to an arbitration clause is affirmed where: 1) the agreements sued upon violated express requirements of the dating service statutes; and 2) the arbitration provisions are likewise unenforceable.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/27/2008
  • Published 03/27/2008

Judges

  • HUFFMAN, Acting P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Higgs, Fletcher & Mack and David R. Clark, San Diego, for Defendants and Appellants., Gilliland & Gilliland and Douglas S. Gilliland, San Diego, for Plaintiffs and Respondents.
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