The Honorable Cynthia A. Freeland

San Diego County Superior Court, Department NC-18

Biography

The Hon. Cynthia A. Freeland is a judge for the Superior Court of San Diego County in California. She was appointed to the bench by former Governor Jerry Brown on December 24, 2016, filling a vacancy created by the conversion of a court commissioner position.

Freeland earned a B.A. from the University of California, San Diego. She then continued her studies, eventually receiving a J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1995.

Freeland began her legal career as a law clerk for the Hon. Andrew Hauk at the United States District Court for the Central District of California. The following year, she joined Baker and McKenzie as an associate, where she rose to partner in 2003. Then, in 2007, she left the firm and joined Schor and Freeland, where she worked as a named partner until her appointment to the bench.

She is registered as a Democrat.

Recent Rulings by Hon. Cynthia A. Freeland

  • STALKER VS. SYLVIA

     |  San Diego County

    Defendant Jason P. Sylvia ("Defendant")'s demurrer to Plaintiff Kimberly Stalker ("Plaintiff")'s Complaint is sustained. See Cal. Code Civ. P. §§ 430.10(e)-(f), 430.30(a).

    The court construes Plaintiff's lack of opposition as a concession of the motion's merits. See Cal. R. Ct. 3.1300(d); Cal. Code...

  • MEDWID VS ASAP HOLDING CO.

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff Dustin Medwid ("Plaintiff")'s motion for preliminary approval of class settlement is continued to December 18, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. in this department.

    Defendants ASAP Holding Co. dba ASAP Drain Guys & Plumbing and Tracy DeBerry (collectively, "Defendants") do not substantively oppose the mo...

  • KEMPTON VS CAPITAL ONE FINANCIAL CORPORATION

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff/Cross-Defendant Dalia Rojas ("Plaintiff")'s motion to strike or tax costs is denied. This lawsuit arises from Plaintiff's contention that Defendants/Cross-Complainants Capital One Financial Corporation, HSBC Card Services, Inc., and HSBC Technology & Services (USA) Inc. (collectively, "Defendants...

  • DIANA GAMMO VS AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO., INC

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiffs Diana Gammo and Amer Matti (collectively, "Plaintiffs")'s motion for Requests for Admissions (Set One) to be deemed admitted as to Defendant American Honda Motor Co., Inc. ("Defendant") or, alternatively, to compel further responses to the Discovery Request is granted in part. Plaintiffs' reques...

  • FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE COMPANY VS FURMAN

     |  San Diego County

    Claimants Scott A. Furman and Maria S. Furman (collectively, "Claimants")'s motion for distribution of surplus funds is granted. See Cal. Civ. Code § 2924k(a)(4).

    The court directs the Clerk of the Court to disburse the surplus funds currently on deposit in the total amount of $463,200.60 to Claima...

  • BLUE STONE PROPERTIES LLC VS CAMPBELL

     |  San Diego County

    Defendant Brittany Campbell ("Defendant")'s motion to vacate application for entry of sister state judgment is denied without prejudice.

    Defendant has not provided Plaintiff Blue Stone Properties, LLC ("Plaintiff") with proper notice of the motion. Plaintiff's counsel's address is 6385 S. Rainbow B...

  • ARMENDARIZ VS. SOWDER

     |  San Diego County

    Cross-Defendant Atlas Environmental Services, Inc. ("Cross-Defendant")'s motion to set aside and vacate default is granted.

    California Code of Civil Procedure ("CCP") § 473(b) provides that "[t]he court may, upon any terms as may be just, relieve a party . . . from a judgment, dismissal, order, or ...

  • KLINE VS SNR 27 THE SPRINGS OF ESCONDIDO MANAGEMENT LLC

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff Evelyn Kline ("Plaintiff")'s motion for trial setting preference is granted. California Court of Civil Procedure ("CCP") § 36(a) requires the court to grant preference to a litigant who is over 70 years old provided that: (1) he or she has a substantial interest in the action as a whole; and (2) ...

  • DIANA GAMMO VS AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO., INC

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiffs Diana Gammo and Amer Matti (collectively, "Plaintiffs")'s motion to compel Defendant American Honda Motor Co., Inc. ("Defendant") to provide further responses to Request for Production of Documents (Set One) is denied.

    Defendant's assertion that Requests for Production of Documents Nos. ...

  • TECHBILT CONSTRUCTION CORPORATION VS STUCKERT

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff Techbilt Construction Corporation ("Plaintiff")'s motion to compel Defendant Seth J. Stuckert, an individual dba Avasin ("Defendant")'s responses to Form Interrogatories (Set One) (the "Discovery Request"), and for sanctions, is granted in part and denied in part. See Cal. Code Civ. P. §§ 2030.29...

  • SIKES VS. KNC NAILS & SPAS, INC.

     |  San Diego County

    Defendant/Cross-Defendant KNC Nails & Spas, Inc., dba Nails 2000 Plus ("Defendant")'s motion for summary judgment is denied.

    Plaintiff Lisa Sikes ("Plaintiff")'s evidentiary objections are overruled. Defendant's evidentiary objections are overruled.

    In analyzing motions for summary judgment...

  • LENHERT VS LAKRITZ

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiffs Ophira Sarah Lenhert, Lakritz Family Partnership, LP, Aeons Acumen LLC, and OSL, Inc. (collectively, "Plaintiffs")'s motion to compel Defendant Carlsbad Village Drive Partnership ("Defendant") to provide further responses to: (1) Form Interrogatory No. 17.1 and related Requests for Admissions No...

  • LENHERT VS LAKRITZ

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiffs Ophira Sarah Lenhert, Lakritz Family Partnership, LP, Aeons Acumen LLC, and OSL, Inc. (collectively, "Plaintiffs")'s motion to compel Defendant Leor Lakritz ("Defendant") to provide further responses to: (1) Form Interrogatory No. 17.1 and related Requests for Admissions Nos. 14, 15, and 16; and...

  • LENHERT VS LAKRITZ

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiffs Ophira Sarah Lenhert, Lakritz Family Partnership, LP, Aeons Acumen LLC, and OSL, Inc. (collectively, "Plaintiffs")'s motion to compel Defendant Leor Lakritz ("Defendant") to provide further responses to Requests for Production of Documents (Set One) (the "Discovery Request"), and for sanctions, ...

  • GEIGER VS SUNWOOD PACIFIC RIDGE LLC

     |  San Diego County

    Intervenor Colony Insurance Company ("Intervenor")'s motion to compel Plaintiff Corey Geiger ("Plaintiff") to provide verification and further responses to Special Interrogatories (Set One) (the "Discovery Request"), and for sanctions, is granted in part and denied in part. On October 28, 2020, Plaintiff s...

  • GEIGER VS SUNWOOD PACIFIC RIDGE LLC

     |  San Diego County

    Intervenor Colony Insurance Company ("Intervenor")'s motion to compel Plaintiff Corey Geiger ("Plaintiff") to provide verification and further responses to Requests for Production of Documents (Set One) (the "Discovery Request"), and for sanctions, is granted in part and denied in part. On October 30, 2020...

  • RICHARD HAKE VS. EDWARD FORRESTER

     |  San Diego County

    Defendant ENL Investments LLC ("Defendant")'s motion to set aside default and default judgment is granted. See Cal. Code Civ. P. § 473(b).

    Plaintiff Richard Hake ("Plaintiff")'s request for judicial notice is granted. On June 14, 2019, David Griffin substituted into the case as Defendant's attorney...

  • LENHERT VS LAKRITZ

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiffs Ophira Sarah Lenhert, Lakritz Family Partnership, LP, Aeons Acumen LLC, and OSL, Inc. (collectively, "Plaintiffs")'s motion to compel Defendant Carlsbad Village Drive Partnership ("Defendant") to provide further responses to Requests for Production of Documents (Set One) (the "Discovery Request"...

  • KAKIUCHI VS CITY OF VISTA

     |  San Diego County

    Defendant/Cross-Complainant City of Vista ("Cross-Complainant")'s motion for summary adjudication on the issue of whether Defendant/Cross-Defendant San Diego Gas & Electric Company ("Cross-Defendant") owes a statutory duty to indemnify it is denied.

    Cross-Complainant's requests for judicial notice ...

  • RC CREATIONS INC VS AP BEACON CARLSBAD LP

     |  San Diego County

    Defendant AP Beacon Carlsbad, L.P. ("Defendant")'s demurrer to Plaintiff RC Creations, Inc. ("Plaintiff")'s Complaint is sustained in part and overruled in part.

    A demurrer tests the legal sufficiency of a pleading. See McKell v. Wash. Mut., Inc. (2006) 142 Cal. App. 4th 1457, 1469. A defendant may...

  • GEIGER VS SUNWOOD PACIFIC RIDGE LLC

     |  San Diego County

    Intervenor Colony Insurance Company ("Intervenor")'s motion to compel Plaintiff Corey Geiger ("Plaintiff") to provide verification and further responses to Form Interrogatories (Set One) (the "Discovery Request"), and for sanctions, is granted.

    On September 29, 2020, Plaintiff served verified amend...

  • LENHERT VS LAKRITZ

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiffs Ophira Sarah Lenhert, Lakritz Family Partnership, LP, Aeons Acumen LLC, and OSL, Inc. (collectively, "Plaintiffs")'s motion to compel Defendant Leor Lakritz ("Defendant") to provide further responses to Requests for Production of Documents (Set One) (the "Discovery Request"), and for sanctions, ...

  • ADVANCED ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGIES INC VS. TROON ENTERPRISES

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff/Cross-Defendant Advanced Electrical Technologies, Inc. ("Cross-Defendant")'s demurrer to Defendant/Cross-Complainant ("Cross-Complainant")'s Cross-Complaint is sustained. Cross-Defendant's request for judicial notice is granted. See Cal. Evid. Code § 452(d). A demurrer tests the legal sufficiency...

  • WHEALE VS. ZHU

     |  San Diego County

    Defendant Haotian Xie ("Defendant")'s demurrer to Plaintiff Jere Wheale ("Plaintiff")'s Complaint is overruled.

    Defendant's evidentiary objections are sustained to the extent Plaintiff attempts to introduce facts and evidence outside the Complaint or not subject to judicial notice. See Donabedian v...

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Recent Rulings by Hon. Cynthia A. Freeland

  • STALKER VS. SYLVIA

     |  San Diego County

    Defendant Jason P. Sylvia ("Defendant")'s demurrer to Plaintiff Kimberly Stalker ("Plaintiff")'s Complaint is sustained. See Cal. Code Civ. P. §§ 430.10(e)-(f), 430.30(a).

    The court construes Plaintiff's lack of opposition as a concession of the motion's merits. See Cal. R. Ct. 3.1300(d); Cal. Code...

  • MEDWID VS ASAP HOLDING CO.

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff Dustin Medwid ("Plaintiff")'s motion for preliminary approval of class settlement is continued to December 18, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. in this department.

    Defendants ASAP Holding Co. dba ASAP Drain Guys & Plumbing and Tracy DeBerry (collectively, "Defendants") do not substantively oppose the mo...

  • KEMPTON VS CAPITAL ONE FINANCIAL CORPORATION

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff/Cross-Defendant Dalia Rojas ("Plaintiff")'s motion to strike or tax costs is denied. This lawsuit arises from Plaintiff's contention that Defendants/Cross-Complainants Capital One Financial Corporation, HSBC Card Services, Inc., and HSBC Technology & Services (USA) Inc. (collectively, "Defendants...

  • DIANA GAMMO VS AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO., INC

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiffs Diana Gammo and Amer Matti (collectively, "Plaintiffs")'s motion for Requests for Admissions (Set One) to be deemed admitted as to Defendant American Honda Motor Co., Inc. ("Defendant") or, alternatively, to compel further responses to the Discovery Request is granted in part. Plaintiffs' reques...

  • FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE COMPANY VS FURMAN

     |  San Diego County

    Claimants Scott A. Furman and Maria S. Furman (collectively, "Claimants")'s motion for distribution of surplus funds is granted. See Cal. Civ. Code § 2924k(a)(4).

    The court directs the Clerk of the Court to disburse the surplus funds currently on deposit in the total amount of $463,200.60 to Claima...

  • BLUE STONE PROPERTIES LLC VS CAMPBELL

     |  San Diego County

    Defendant Brittany Campbell ("Defendant")'s motion to vacate application for entry of sister state judgment is denied without prejudice.

    Defendant has not provided Plaintiff Blue Stone Properties, LLC ("Plaintiff") with proper notice of the motion. Plaintiff's counsel's address is 6385 S. Rainbow B...

  • ARMENDARIZ VS. SOWDER

     |  San Diego County

    Cross-Defendant Atlas Environmental Services, Inc. ("Cross-Defendant")'s motion to set aside and vacate default is granted.

    California Code of Civil Procedure ("CCP") § 473(b) provides that "[t]he court may, upon any terms as may be just, relieve a party . . . from a judgment, dismissal, order, or ...

  • KLINE VS SNR 27 THE SPRINGS OF ESCONDIDO MANAGEMENT LLC

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff Evelyn Kline ("Plaintiff")'s motion for trial setting preference is granted. California Court of Civil Procedure ("CCP") § 36(a) requires the court to grant preference to a litigant who is over 70 years old provided that: (1) he or she has a substantial interest in the action as a whole; and (2) ...

  • DIANA GAMMO VS AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO., INC

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiffs Diana Gammo and Amer Matti (collectively, "Plaintiffs")'s motion to compel Defendant American Honda Motor Co., Inc. ("Defendant") to provide further responses to Request for Production of Documents (Set One) is denied.

    Defendant's assertion that Requests for Production of Documents Nos. ...

  • TECHBILT CONSTRUCTION CORPORATION VS STUCKERT

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff Techbilt Construction Corporation ("Plaintiff")'s motion to compel Defendant Seth J. Stuckert, an individual dba Avasin ("Defendant")'s responses to Form Interrogatories (Set One) (the "Discovery Request"), and for sanctions, is granted in part and denied in part. See Cal. Code Civ. P. §§ 2030.29...

  • SIKES VS. KNC NAILS & SPAS, INC.

     |  San Diego County

    Defendant/Cross-Defendant KNC Nails & Spas, Inc., dba Nails 2000 Plus ("Defendant")'s motion for summary judgment is denied.

    Plaintiff Lisa Sikes ("Plaintiff")'s evidentiary objections are overruled. Defendant's evidentiary objections are overruled.

    In analyzing motions for summary judgment...

  • LENHERT VS LAKRITZ

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiffs Ophira Sarah Lenhert, Lakritz Family Partnership, LP, Aeons Acumen LLC, and OSL, Inc. (collectively, "Plaintiffs")'s motion to compel Defendant Carlsbad Village Drive Partnership ("Defendant") to provide further responses to: (1) Form Interrogatory No. 17.1 and related Requests for Admissions No...

  • LENHERT VS LAKRITZ

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiffs Ophira Sarah Lenhert, Lakritz Family Partnership, LP, Aeons Acumen LLC, and OSL, Inc. (collectively, "Plaintiffs")'s motion to compel Defendant Leor Lakritz ("Defendant") to provide further responses to: (1) Form Interrogatory No. 17.1 and related Requests for Admissions Nos. 14, 15, and 16; and...

  • LENHERT VS LAKRITZ

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiffs Ophira Sarah Lenhert, Lakritz Family Partnership, LP, Aeons Acumen LLC, and OSL, Inc. (collectively, "Plaintiffs")'s motion to compel Defendant Leor Lakritz ("Defendant") to provide further responses to Requests for Production of Documents (Set One) (the "Discovery Request"), and for sanctions, ...

  • GEIGER VS SUNWOOD PACIFIC RIDGE LLC

     |  San Diego County

    Intervenor Colony Insurance Company ("Intervenor")'s motion to compel Plaintiff Corey Geiger ("Plaintiff") to provide verification and further responses to Special Interrogatories (Set One) (the "Discovery Request"), and for sanctions, is granted in part and denied in part. On October 28, 2020, Plaintiff s...

  • GEIGER VS SUNWOOD PACIFIC RIDGE LLC

     |  San Diego County

    Intervenor Colony Insurance Company ("Intervenor")'s motion to compel Plaintiff Corey Geiger ("Plaintiff") to provide verification and further responses to Requests for Production of Documents (Set One) (the "Discovery Request"), and for sanctions, is granted in part and denied in part. On October 30, 2020...

  • RICHARD HAKE VS. EDWARD FORRESTER

     |  San Diego County

    Defendant ENL Investments LLC ("Defendant")'s motion to set aside default and default judgment is granted. See Cal. Code Civ. P. § 473(b).

    Plaintiff Richard Hake ("Plaintiff")'s request for judicial notice is granted. On June 14, 2019, David Griffin substituted into the case as Defendant's attorney...

  • LENHERT VS LAKRITZ

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiffs Ophira Sarah Lenhert, Lakritz Family Partnership, LP, Aeons Acumen LLC, and OSL, Inc. (collectively, "Plaintiffs")'s motion to compel Defendant Carlsbad Village Drive Partnership ("Defendant") to provide further responses to Requests for Production of Documents (Set One) (the "Discovery Request"...

  • KAKIUCHI VS CITY OF VISTA

     |  San Diego County

    Defendant/Cross-Complainant City of Vista ("Cross-Complainant")'s motion for summary adjudication on the issue of whether Defendant/Cross-Defendant San Diego Gas & Electric Company ("Cross-Defendant") owes a statutory duty to indemnify it is denied.

    Cross-Complainant's requests for judicial notice ...

  • RC CREATIONS INC VS AP BEACON CARLSBAD LP

     |  San Diego County

    Defendant AP Beacon Carlsbad, L.P. ("Defendant")'s demurrer to Plaintiff RC Creations, Inc. ("Plaintiff")'s Complaint is sustained in part and overruled in part.

    A demurrer tests the legal sufficiency of a pleading. See McKell v. Wash. Mut., Inc. (2006) 142 Cal. App. 4th 1457, 1469. A defendant may...

  • GEIGER VS SUNWOOD PACIFIC RIDGE LLC

     |  San Diego County

    Intervenor Colony Insurance Company ("Intervenor")'s motion to compel Plaintiff Corey Geiger ("Plaintiff") to provide verification and further responses to Form Interrogatories (Set One) (the "Discovery Request"), and for sanctions, is granted.

    On September 29, 2020, Plaintiff served verified amend...

  • LENHERT VS LAKRITZ

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiffs Ophira Sarah Lenhert, Lakritz Family Partnership, LP, Aeons Acumen LLC, and OSL, Inc. (collectively, "Plaintiffs")'s motion to compel Defendant Leor Lakritz ("Defendant") to provide further responses to Requests for Production of Documents (Set One) (the "Discovery Request"), and for sanctions, ...

  • ADVANCED ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGIES INC VS. TROON ENTERPRISES

     |  San Diego County

    Plaintiff/Cross-Defendant Advanced Electrical Technologies, Inc. ("Cross-Defendant")'s demurrer to Defendant/Cross-Complainant ("Cross-Complainant")'s Cross-Complaint is sustained. Cross-Defendant's request for judicial notice is granted. See Cal. Evid. Code § 452(d). A demurrer tests the legal sufficiency...

  • WHEALE VS. ZHU

     |  San Diego County

    Defendant Haotian Xie ("Defendant")'s demurrer to Plaintiff Jere Wheale ("Plaintiff")'s Complaint is overruled.

    Defendant's evidentiary objections are sustained to the extent Plaintiff attempts to introduce facts and evidence outside the Complaint or not subject to judicial notice. See Donabedian v...

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