California Supreme Court Watch

Sep 23, 2020
Domondo v. Three Olives Inc., S263701.

#20-271 Domondo v. Three Olives Inc., S263701. (B292561; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles; BC641464.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in Sheen v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., S258019 (#19-173), which presents the following issue: Does a mortgage servicer owe a borrower a duty of care to refrain from making material misrepresentations about the status of a foreclosure sale following the borrower’s submission of, and the servicer’s agreement to review, an application to modify a mortgage loan?

Review granted; briefing deferred: 9/23/2020

Transferred to CA 2/8 after hold: 7/27/2022

“The above-captioned matter is transferred to the Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Division Eight, with directions to vacate its decision and to reconsider the cause in light of Sheen v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. (2022) 12 Cal.5th 905. (Cal. Rules of Court, rule 8.528(d).)”

See the California Court of Appeal Opinion.