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An e-Publication of the Los Angeles County Bar Association
February 2012 • Archive of Past Issues
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Breakfast With the Experts: Injunctions, Receiverships, and Attachments

Program Information:
Learn what the Judges and Commissioners in the prejudgment remedies departments (85, 86, 12, and 1A) of the Los Angeles Superior Court Central District expect of practitioners regarding injunctions, writs of attachment and possession, and receiverships. You will have the opportunity to ask direct questions of the judicial officers.

Hon. James Chalfant, Los Angeles Superior Court
Hon. Ann I. Jones, Los Angeles Superior Court
Hon. Barbara A. Meiers, Stanley Mosk Courthouse
Commr. Matthew C. St. George Jr., Los Angeles Superior Court

Los Angeles Superior Court
111 North Hill Street
Los Angeles, California 90012
Room: Dept. 86, Room 836

Registration: 7:00 AM
Meal/Reception: 7:00 AM
Program: 7:20 AM

Click here for more information and to register

Opening Meeting

On April 25th the Executive Committee of Remedies Section will be holding an open meeting in LACBA's office, all are invited to attend. The meeting will run from 12:00 to 1:30.

Cases of Interest

Trial court erred in awarding attorney fees under Code of Civil Procedure Sec. 701.020 to prevailing party that had brought an independent creditor's suit against defendant. Sec. 701.020 does not apply to independent creditor's suits.
Ilshin Investment Co., Ltd. v. Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Inc.
filed May 13, 2011
Cite as 2011 S.O.S. 2513
Full text

Inventory items sold by defendant's retail antiques business were not exempt from levy of execution to enforce a money judgment.
Kono v. Meeker
Cite as C065406
Full text

Trial court did not abuse its discretion in awarding interest based on a finding of inequitable conduct by the judgment debtor in the postjudgment proceedings.
Gunderson v. Wall
Cite as 2011 S.O.S. 3372
Full text

Action alleging that defendant slandered title to plaintiff's real property by wrongfully recording a lis pendens was barred by the litigation privilege, so trial court correctly granted defendant's anti-SLAPP motion. There is no exception to the absolute litigation privilege based on the lack of "evidentiary merit" of a claimant's real property claim in connection with a recorded lis pendens.
Alpha and Omega Development, LP v. Whillock Contracting, Inc.
Cite as 2011 S.O.S. 5948
Full text

A bank chartered as a national association is a "person" as defined in Code of Civil Procedure Sec. 680.280 and, accordingly, is subject to the duties and liabilities imposed on "third persons" by the Enforcement of Judgments Law.
Grayson Services, Inc. v. Wells Fargo Bank
Cite as 2011 S.O.S. 5286
Full text

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Los Angeles County Bar Association
2011-2012: Remedies Section
A. David Youssefyeh, Editor

Richard P. Ormond

Miguel Hernandez

Afshin David Youssefyeh

Benjamin King

Immediate Past-Chair
Alan J. Cohen

Section Administrator
Erica Leon


Mel Aranoff
Marshall J. August
Michael C. Baum
Jerome J. Blum
Edythe L. Bronston
Peter A. Davidson
Louis E. Kempinsky
Benjamin R. King

Steven N. Kurtz
Alexander Litvak
Mitchell B. Ludwig
Russell H. Rapoport
Mark L. Share
Commr. Matthew C. St. George Jr.
Susan L. Vaage
Jason D. Wallach