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ORELLANA, KARLA ALEJANDRA VS VALENZUELA, JONATHAN

Case Summary

On 06/23/2017 ORELLANA, KARLA ALEJANDRA filed a Family - Marriage Dissolution/Divorce lawsuit against VALENZUELA, JONATHAN. This case was filed in Los Angeles County Superior Courts, Stanley Mosk Courthouse located in Los Angeles, California. The case status is Disposed - Other Disposed.

Case Details Parties Dockets

 

Case Details

  • Case Number:

    *******1150

  • Filing Date:

    06/23/2017

  • Case Status:

    Disposed - Other Disposed

  • Case Type:

    Family - Marriage Dissolution/Divorce

  • Court:

    Los Angeles County Superior Courts

  • Courthouse:

    Stanley Mosk Courthouse

  • County, State:

    Los Angeles, California

 

Party Details

Petitioner

ORELLANA KARLA ALEJANDRA

Respondent

VALENZUELA JONATHAN

Court Documents

Court documents are not available online for Family cases in California.

 

Docket Entries

  • 07/13/2017
  • Request - Dismissal; Filed by Petitioner

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  • 06/23/2017
  • Summons; Filed by Petitioner

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  • 06/23/2017
  • Fee Waiver - Order on Court Fee Waiver - Granted FW003; Filed by Petitioner

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  • 06/23/2017
  • Family Law Case Cover Sheet - FAM-020; Filed by Petitioner

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  • 06/23/2017
  • Declaration - Income and Expense; Filed by Petitioner

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  • 06/23/2017
  • Fee Waiver - Request - Waive Court Fees - Filed FW001; Filed by Petitioner

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  • 06/23/2017
  • Petition - Dissolution w/ Minor Child; Filed by Petitioner

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  • 06/23/2017
  • Declaration - UCCJEA; Filed by Petitioner

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Tentative Rulings

Case Number: 17STFL01150    Hearing Date: February 24, 2020    Dept: 26

Petrosov v. Rabbany

QUASH SERVICE OF SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT

(CCP §§ 418.10(a)(1), 415.20(b))

TENTATIVE RULING:

Defendant Rabbany’s motion is GRANTED.

ANALYSIS:

I. Background

This action is for motor vehicle negligence and general negligence.

II. Legal Standard

Code of Civil Procedure section 418.10(a) provides in-part: “A defendant, on or before the last day of his or her time to plead or within any further time that the court may for good cause allow, may serve and file a notice of motion for one or more of the following purposes: [¶] (1) To quash service of summons on the ground of lack of jurisdiction of the court over him or her….”

“[W]here a defendant properly moves to quash service of summons the burden is on the plaintiff to prove facts requisite to the effective service. (Atkins, Kroll & Co. v. Broadway Lbr. Co., 222 Cal.App.2d 646, 653 [35 Cal.Rptr. 385, 12 A.L.R.3d 880]; Turner v. Superior Court, 218 Cal.App.2d 468, 472 [32 Cal.Rptr. 717]; Holtkamp v. States Marine Corp., 165 Cal.App.2d 131, 137 [331 P.2d 679]; Briggs v. Superior Court, 81 Cal.App.2d 240, 251 [183 P.2d 758].)” (Sheard v. Superior Court (1974) 40 Cal.App.3d 207, 211; see also Buchanan v. Soto (2015) 241 Cal.App.4th 1353, 1362.)

III. Discussion

Defendant Rabbany specially appears to quash service of summons of the complaint based on improper substituted service because Rabbany contends the summons and complaint were left at an address where Rabbany did not live at the time and was left with Rabbany’s “brother” who does not exist.

The motion appears to be filed after the time Rabbany has to plead (more than 30 days after 12/12/19, which is 10 days after mailing completed substituted service (See CCP § 415.20(b); POS filed 12/31/19)), but the Court nevertheless finds good cause to allow the serving and filing of this motion because there is evidence that the service was not made at Rabbany’s residence and that Rabbany does not have a brother. (Rabbany Decl. ¶¶ 1-4.) Based on the foregoing, Rabbany makes a proper motion under CCP § 418.10(a)(1).

Thus, the burden is on Plaintiff to provide facts requisite to the effective service.

There is no reply to the opposition. Thus, Plaintiff does not carry this burden.

Accordingly, the motion is GRANTED.