California Supreme Court Watch

Catch up on the latest happenings in the California Supreme Court.

Jan 19, 2022
Michael G. v. Superior Court, S271809.

#22-12 Michael G. v. Superior Court, S271809. (G060407; 69 Cal.App.5th 1133; Orange County Superior Court; 19DP1381.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed an order in a juvenile dependency proceeding. This case presents the following issue: Are juvenile courts required to extend reunification

Jan 05, 2022
Turrieta v. Lyft, Inc., S271721.

#22-03 Turrieta v. Lyft, Inc., S271721. (B304701; 69 Cal.App.5th 955; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC714153.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. The court limited review to the following issue: Does a plaintiff in a representative

Jan 05, 2022
Quishenberry v. UnitedHealthCare, Inc., S271501.

#22-01 Quishenberry v. UnitedHealthCare, Inc., S271501. (B303451; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC631077.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgments in a civil action. This case presents issues regarding the preemption of claims for negligence, elder abuse, and wrongful

Dec 29, 2021 Stefan Caris Love
Guardianship of Saul H. (Guardianship of S.H.R.), S271265.

#21-572 Guardianship of Saul H., S271265. (B308440; 68 Cal.App.5th 563, mod. 69 Cal.App.5th 85a; Los Angeles County Superior Court; 19AVPB00310.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed orders in a guardianship proceeding. This case presents issues relating to petitions for Special Immigrant Findings

Dec 22, 2021
County of Fresno v. Superior Court, S271230.

#21-570 County of Fresno v. Superior Court, S271230. (F083111; nonpublished opinion; Fresno County Superior Court; 18CECG00954.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal denied a petition for writ of mandate in a civil action. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in Tansavatdi v.

Dec 22, 2021
Haggerty v. Thornton, S271483.

#21-562 Haggerty v. Thornton, S271483. (D078049; 68 Cal.App.5th 1003; San Diego County Superior Court; 37-2019-00028694-PR-TR-CTL.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed an order in a probate proceeding. This case presents the following issue: Can a trust be modified according to the statutory

Dec 01, 2021
X.M. v. Superior Court, S271478.

#21-552 X.M. v. Superior Court, S271478. (E076340; 68 Cal.App.5th 1014; San Bernardino County Superior Court; CIVDS1907602.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal denied a petition for writ of mandate. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in Los Angeles Unified School Dist. v.

Nov 23, 2021
Rodas v. Department of Transportation, S270762.

#21-539 Rodas v. Department of Transportation, S270762. (D078581, D078583; nonpublished opinion; Santa Clara County Superior Court; CV267867.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed in part and reversed in part the judgment in a civil action. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision

Nov 17, 2021
Family Health Centers of San Diego v. State Dept. of Health Care Services, S270326.

#21-533 Family Health Centers of San Diego v. State Dept. of Health Care Services, S270326. (C089555; 67 Cal.App.5th 356; Sacramento County Superior Court; 34201880002953CUWMGDS.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal denied a petition for writ of mandate. This case presents the following issue:

Nov 10, 2021
Turner v. Victoria, S271054.

#21-522 Turner v. Victoria, S271054. (D076318, D076337; 67 Cal.App.5th 1099; San Diego County Superior Court; 37-2017-00009873-PR-TR-CTL, 37-2018-00038613-CU- MC-CTL.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed in part and reversed in part the judgment in a civil action. This case presents the following issues:

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