On 06/01/2009 JOHN LEVIN,M D filed a Contract - Debt Collection lawsuit against JOHN GORDON JONES. This case was filed in Los Angeles County Superior Courts, Santa Monica Courthouse located in Los Angeles, California. The Judges overseeing this case are LINDA K. LEFKOWITZ and NANCY L. NEWMAN. The case status is Disposed - Judgment Entered.
Disposed - Judgment Entered
Los Angeles County Superior Courts
Santa Monica Courthouse
Los Angeles, California
LINDA K. LEFKOWITZ
NANCY L. NEWMAN
LEVIN M.D. JOHN
IEZZA NICK I.
GORDON ELI ALLEN
KIMBALL TIREY & ST.JOHN
JONES JOHN GORDON
BROWN L. DOUGLAS
SPIWAK & IEZZA
IEZZA NICK I.
KIMBALL TIREY & ST. JOHN
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at 09:00 AM in Department P; Hearing on Application for Order for Appearance and Examination (Judgment Debtor Examination Hrg; Off Calendar) -Read MoreRead Less
at 09:00 am in Department WEP, Nancy L. Newman, Presiding; Judgment Debtor Examination Hrg (AS TO JOHN GORDON JONES) - Off CalendarRead MoreRead Less
Notice of Stay of Proceedings (Bankruptcy); Filed by PlaintiffRead MoreRead Less
Notice of Stay (OF PROCEEDINGS ); Filed by Attorney for PlaintiffRead MoreRead Less
Proof of Service; Filed by Attorney for PlaintiffRead MoreRead Less
Proof of Service (not Summons and Complaint); Filed by M.D., JOHN LEVIN (Plaintiff)Read MoreRead Less
Application - Miscellaneous (AND ORDER FOR APPEARANCE AND EXAMINATION ); Filed by Attorney for PlaintiffRead MoreRead Less
Application ; Filed by M.D., JOHN LEVIN (Plaintiff)Read MoreRead Less
Writ-Other (RETURN ON WRIT OF EXECUTION BY SHERIFF WAS FILED ON 09/14/17. UNSATISFIED. ); Filed by ClerkRead MoreRead Less
Abstract of Judgment Issued (ABSTRACT ISSUED AND MAILED IN SASE ); Filed by Attorney for CreditorRead MoreRead Less
Answer; Filed by JOHN GORDON JONES (Defendant)Read MoreRead Less
Answer to Complaint Filed; Filed by Attorney for Cross-ComplainantRead MoreRead Less
Cross-Complaint; Filed by JOHN GORDON JONES (Defendant)Read MoreRead Less
Summons; Filed by JOHN GORDON JONES (Defendant)Read MoreRead Less
Summons Filed; Filed by Attorney for Cross-ComplainantRead MoreRead Less
Cross-complaint filed; Filed by Attorney for Cross-ComplainantRead MoreRead Less
Proof-Service/Summons; Filed by M.D., JOHN LEVIN (Plaintiff)Read MoreRead Less
Proof-Service/Summons; Filed by Attorney for PlaintiffRead MoreRead Less
Complaint FiledRead MoreRead Less
Complaint; Filed by M.D., JOHN LEVIN (Plaintiff)Read MoreRead Less
Case Number: SC103353 Hearing Date: February 03, 2021 Dept: P
Levin v. Jones et al., Case No. SC103353
Hearing Date February 3, 2021
Plaintiff’s Motion to Modify Judgment (UNOPPOSED)
In 2010 plaintiff prevailed via summary judgment against defendant and obtained a judgment of $446,027.40 plus interest. In 2018 defendant filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy, seeking to discharge the judgment. Plaintiff filed an adversary proceeding in the bankruptcy court, attempting to prevent discharge. In September 2020 the parties settled the adversary proceeding, and the bankruptcy court approved the compromise. Plaintiff moves to amend the judgment to reflect the terms of the bankruptcy settlement.
A court may amend a judgment under the authority to use “all the means necessary to carry [its jurisdiction] into effect” granted under Cal. Code of Civ. Proc. §187. “The greatest liberality is to be encouraged” in allowing amendments under §187. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. Weinbert (2014) 227 Cal.App.4th 1, 7.
Pursuant to the bankruptcy settlement, judgment was reduced to $100,000 and deemed non-dischargeable. Exh. 1. The bankruptcy court approved the settlement, and defendant does not oppose the requested amendment. The court will amend the judgment. GRANTED. Plaintiff is to prepare and file an amended judgment vie eCourt.
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