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Sparks v. Kern County Board of Supervisors, F055455

Denial of petition for writ of mandate against defendant seeking reimbursement of attorney's fees and costs is affirmed where: 1) plaintiff did not present a claim to the County before filing the petition as required by the Government Claims Act; and 2) the letters sent by plaintiff requesting a defense did not substantially comply with the claims presentation requirement.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 04/30/2009
  • Published 04/30/2009



  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Jones & Mayer, Martin J. Mayer, Fullerton, and Paul R. Coble, Los Angeles, for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Kuhs & Parker, William C. Kuhs and Robert G. Kuhs, Bakersfield, for Defendant and Respondent and Real Party in Interest and Respondent.
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