Aug 23, 2017

TENTATIVE RULINGS                                                     AMENDED


Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 3:00 p.m.

Courtroom 18 – Hon. René Auguste Chouteau

3055 Cleveland Avenue, Santa Rosa


CourtCall is available for those required to appear by calling them directly at (888) 882-6878.


The tentative rulings will become the ruling of the Court unless a party desires to be heard.  If you desire to appear and present oral argument, YOU MUST NOTIFY Judge Chouteau’s Judicial Assistant by telephone at (707) 521-6730 and all other opposing parties of your intent to appear no later than 24 hours prior to the scheduled hearing date.


The following cases are required to appear at 3:00 p.m.:

MCV-239823, Insperity Services, L.P. v. Romo

MCV-241010, Masonry Contracts, Inc. v. Murray Building, Inc.

SCV-260148, Spain v. Yeomans

SCV-260356, Nielsen v. Arden

SCV-260520, Dundas v. Dundas

SCV-260524, Stice v. Kuckreja

SCV-260538, Schmidt v. Fagalde

SCV-260542, Hutcheson v. Fairfield Apple Creek, LLC

SCV-260543, Maita v. Restauro


The following cases will be continued to a further CMC calendar in Courtroom 18 (no appearance is required on 8/22/17):

SCV-259998, Husary v. Lantz – to 11/14/17, 3:00 p.m., for calendar control

SCV-260504, Doughty v. Hepworth – to 10/10/17, 3:00 p.m., for proof of service and settled pleadings or default


The following cases will be set for trial with notice to follow (no appearance is required on 8/22/17):



The following cases will be dropped and sent to Judicial Arbitration:



The following cases have been dropped for various reasons:

SCV-259035, Ruiz v. Podesto – notice of settlement filed 7/20/17

SCV-260190, Frampton v. Ruden – dismissal filed 8/15/17

SCV-260197, McDivitt v. Daniels – dismissal filed 7/31/17

SCV-260324, In Re: 2334 Sean Court – stipulated judgment signed 8/10/17


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