Oct 07, 2022
TENTATIVE RULINGS                                    
Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 3:00 p.m.         
Courtroom 19 (Vacant Dept.) – Hon. Barbara Zúñiga covering
3055 Cleveland Avenue, Santa Rosa
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1.             MCV-257254, Discovery Bank v. Violetti
Parties are required to appear.
2-4.      SCV-264530, Pelayo v. Utility Partners of America, LLC

  1. Opposition was late.
  2. Court appreciates the frustration expressed by Plaintiffs’ counsel. Nevertheless, the Court is giving the benefit of the doubt to defense counsel and his expressed confusion as to the hearing date.
  3. Accordingly, the Court needs additional time to properly evaluate the motion. Motion continued to November 16, 2022 @3 pm.
  4. However, as defense counsel has now proposed modifications to the subpoenas at issue, within 7 days of this order the Defendants must :  (A) File and serve a copy of the proposed modified subpoenas on the cell phone providers (CPPS). and (B) give notice of the continued hearing date.
  5. As CPPS may be negatively impacted by the proposed modified subpoenas, CPPS may file and serve their own objections to the proposed modified subpoenas at least sixteen (16) days prior to the continued hearing. 

    Defense Counsel is also to provide notice of same to CPPS.

  1. The Parties are ordered to meet and confer on the proposed modifications to the subpoenas pursuant to Local Rule 5.4 prior to the continued hearing date.
  2. Plaintiffs and Defendant may file responses to any objections filed by CPPS but additional filings on the existing briefs is not allowed.
**This is the end of the Tentative Rulings.***


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