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Fontaine v. Superior Court of Santa Clara County, H033811

Peremptory writ vacating the trial court's order granting defendant Vargas' motion to transfer the action to Orange County Superior Court is granted where plaintiff's action arises from a consumer transaction specified in the statutory venue exception of Code of Civil Procedure sec. 395 (b) and thus venue is proper in the court of the county of his residence.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/07/2009
  • Published 07/07/2009




  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Frederick William Schwinn, Raeon R. Roulston, Consumer Law Center, Inc., Ronald Wilcox, San Jose, for Petitioner Paul Fontaine., Michael Raymond Williams, Finlayson, Augustini & Williams LLP, Irvine, for Real Parties in Interest Cashcall, Inc. et al.

  • For Appellees:
  • No appearance for Respondent Superior Court of Santa Clara County.
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