The Hon. D. Tyler Tharpe is a judge for the Superior Court of Fresno County in California. He was appointed to the bench in 2006 by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. He was re-elected in 2008 and again in 2014 after he ran unopposed.
Judge Tharpe received both his B.A. and B.S. from California State University Fresno. He later received a J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.
Following his completion of law school, Judge Tharpe became a partner at the law firm of Kimble, MacMichael & Upton. During his time at the law firm, he specialized in complex civil litigation. Prior to his appointment Tharpe also spent time working as a research attorney for the California Fifth District Court of Appeal.
Motion: Strike Unverified Answer Tentative Ruling: To grant the motion to strike defendant’s unverified answer, with defendant granted 10 days’ leave to file a first amended verified answer. (Code Civ. Proc. §§ 436(b), 446(a).) The time in which the answer can be amended will run from service by the clerk ...