The Honorable Dylan M. Sullivan

El Dorado County Superior Court, Department 9

Biography

The Hon. Dylan M. Sullivan is a judge for the Superior Court of El Dorado County in California. She was appointed to the bench by former Governor Jerry Brown in September 2014, filling a vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Daniel B. Proud.

Sullivan earned a B.S. in physiology from the University of California, Davis in 1988. She then completed a J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1997.

She began her legal career as a contract attorney at the Law Offices of Patricia Lynne Nelson in 1998. Two years later, she left the firm and started her own private practice as a sole practitioner.

Then, in 2005, she joined the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Board of Parole Hearings. She served there as a deputy commissioner, rising through the ranks to become an associate chief deputy commissioner.

Prior to her appointment to the bench, she served as a court commissioner for the Superior Court of El Dorado County from 2011 to 2014.

She is registered without party preference.

Recent Rulings by Hon. Dylan M. Sullivan

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW MOBILE MANOR V. ROBSON

    Jan 15, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Demurrer to Complaint.
    Plaintiff filed an action for unlawful detainer against defendant asserting that defendant was served a 60 day notice of termination of a month-to-month tenancy, which expired on October 30, 2020 and defendants failed to vacate the premises as demanded in the notice of terminati...

  • ROCKY TOP RENTALS, LLC V. KNIPE

    Jan 15, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Application for Writ of Possession.
    TENTATIVE RULING # 5: UPON REQUEST OF THE APPLICANT/PLAINTIFF, THIS MATTER IS DROPPED FROM THE CALENDAR DUE TO THE INABILITY TO SERVE THE RESPONDENT/DEFENDANT.

    ...

  • COOK V. COOK

    Jan 15, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Plaintiff’s Motion to Appoint Referee.
    The parties in this action have a disagreement in relation to the sale of certain art work to effectuate the settlement of the case and concerning reimbursement for expenses incurred in restoration of one work of art that is to be sold.
    On June 6, 2019 the c...

  • TANN V. HALEY

    Jan 15, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Demurrer to 1st Amended Complaint.
    Defendant GoldLine Brands, Inc. demurs to the fraud and deceit, negligent misrepresentation, and conversion causes of action of the 1st amended complaint. Defendant Raas demurs to the third cause of action for breach of lease agreement on the ground that the cause of...

  • JANSON V. SHINALL

    Jan 15, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    (1) Defendants Shinall’s Demurrer to 1st Amended Complaint.
    (2) Defendants Shinall’s Motion to Strike Punitive Damages.
    Defendants Shinall’s Demurrer to 1st Amended Complaint.
    Plaintiffs filed a 1st amended complaint asserting various causes of action against the defendants, including neglig...

  • PORTFOLIO RECOVERY ASSOCIATES V. VENDLEY

    Jan 15, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Plaintiff’s Motion to Deem Admitted Requests for Admission.
    Plaintiff’s counsel declares: on July 28, 2020 requests for admission were served on defendant; and despite a request for responses, plaintiff has not received any responses to the discovery propounded. Plaintiff moves to deem admitted the re...

  • HAWKES V. CHANG

    Jan 15, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Defendants’ Motion to Strike Portions of Complaint.
    Plaintiff filed an action against defendants Barbara Chang and Francis Chang asserting causes of action for motor vehicle accident and general negligence. The complaint also seeks an award of punitive damages against defendant Barbara Chang.
    Def...

  • PEOPLE V. KRYLOV

    Jan 15, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Claim Opposing Forfeiture.
    On August 21, 2020 claimant Krylov filed a verified Judicial Council Form MC-200 claim opposing forfeiture of $25,510 in response to a notice of administrative proceedings. On October 2, 2020 the People filed a petition for forfeiture of currency in the amount of $25,510 tha...

  • MATTER OF SIMPSON AND TEDESCO

    Jan 15, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Petition for Authorization to Inspect Adoption Birth Record Information. Petitioners seek a court order authorizing them to inspect their adoption records and obtain copies of the records, including a copy of the original birth record, in order to determine their genetic birth risks.
    On November 2, 20...

  • LEWALLYN V. YOUNG

    Jan 15, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Defendants’ Motion to Compel Discovery Response
    TENTATIVE RULING #3: UPON REQUEST OF THE MOVING PARTY, THIS MATTER IS DROPPED FROM THE CALENDAR.

    ...

  • MATTER OF COFFEY

    Jan 15, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    OSC Re: Name Change.
    The mandated CLETS report is not in the court’s file. (See Code of Civil Procedure, § 1279.5(f).)
    TENTATIVE RULING # 2: APPEARANCES REQUIRED AT 8:30 A.M. ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 2021 IN DEPARTMENT NINE.
    NOTE: NO PERSONAL APPEARANCES WILL BE ALLOWED DUE TO THE ONGOING PUBL...

  • STEPHAN V. BUCHTEL

    Jan 15, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Defendants’ Demurrer to Complaint.
    Plaintiff filed an unlawful detainer action against defendants for their failure to cure within three days the defendants’ violations of conditions of the rental agreement that were specified in the three day notices to cure or quit served on defendants.
    Defenda...

  • MATERIALISE NV V. CONSENSUS ORTHOPEDICS, INC.

    Jan 15, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment.
    TENTATIVE RULING # 11: THE PARTIES HAVING FILED A CONDITIONAL SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT ON JANUARY 8, 2021, THIS MATTER IS DROPPED FROM THE CALENDAR.

    ...

  • BLUHM V BLAKE

    Jan 08, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    (1) Defendant Blake’s Demurrer to Complaint.
    (2) Defendant Cowper’s Demurrer to Complaint.
    On November 9, 2020 plaintiff filed an unlawful detainer action against defendants Blake and Cowper alleging that defendants failed to vacate the premises as demanded in the 30 day notice termination of ten...

  • CAPITAL ONE BANK V. MASTROPIERI

    Jan 08, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Plaintiff’s Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings.
    On October 16, 2019 plaintiff filed an action related to a credit card account for common counts of open book account and for goods, wares, and merchandise sold and delivered and for which defendant promised to pay $8,269.80. Plaintiff alleges: that de...

  • IN RE: C.K.

    Jan 08, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Petition to Approve Transfer of Structured Settlement Payment Rights.
    The payee has agreed to sell two lump sum payments that total $249,350 in payments, which the petitioner states has a present value of $241,606.94. In exchange, the payee will be paid $105,955.64. There is a declaration attached to ...

  • MATTER OF ABDULLAH

    Jan 08, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    OSC Re: Name Change.
    TENTATIVE RULING # 3: THE PETITION IS GRANTED.

    ...

  • JANSON V. SHINALL

    Jan 08, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    (1) Defendants Shinall’s Demurrer to 1st Amended Complaint.
    (2) Defendants Shinall’s Motion to Strike Punitive Damages.
    TENTATIVE RULING # 6: THESE MATTERS ARE CONTINUED TO 8:30 A.M. ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 2021 IN DEPARTMENT NINE.

    ...

  • MATTER OF THORNE

    Jan 08, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    OSC Re: Name Change.
    TENTATIVE RULING # 2: THE PETITION IS GRANTED.

    ...

  • BLUHM V BLAKE

    Jan 08, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    (1) Defendant Blake’s Demurrer to Complaint.
    (2) Defendant Cowper’s Demurrer to Complaint.
    On November 9, 2020 plaintiff filed an unlawful detainer action against defendants Blake and Cowper alleging that defendants failed to vacate the premises as demanded in the 30 day notice termination of ten...

  • BENSON V. DAVIS JOINT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

    Jan 08, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Petition to Relieve Petitioner of Government Claim Presentation Requirements. TENTATIVE RULING # 8: A VOLUNTARY DISMISSAL OF THE CASE HAVING BEEN ENTERED ON JANUARY 6, 2021, THIS MATTER IS DROPPED FROM THE CALENDAR.

    ...

  • MATTER OF SPARKS

    Jan 08, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    OSC Re: Name Change.
    At the initial hearing on October 23, 2020 there was no proof of publication in the court’s file, which is mandated by Code of Civil Procedure, § 1277(a) and petitioner’s declaration in the petition was deficient due to failure to respond to the question about jurisdiction of the ...

  • ZITOMER AND ROBERTS, PC V. BRAGG

    Dec 18, 2020 |  El Dorado County

    Hearing Re: Order to Show Cause Why Sale of Dwelling Should Not be Made. Plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment was granted and entered on March 17, 2020. A writ of execution was issued on September 21, 2020 stating the amount due and owing on the judgment after costs and accrued interest were added is $7...

  • SPERRY V. ALGONQUIN POWER AND UTILITIES

    Dec 18, 2020 |  El Dorado County

    Defendant Liberty Utilities Motion for Summary Judgment on the 1st Amended Complaint.
    TENTATIVE RULING # 12: THIS MATTER IS CONTINUED TO 8:30 A.M. ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2020 IN DEPARTMENT NINE.

    ...

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Recent Rulings by Hon. Dylan M. Sullivan

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW MOBILE MANOR V. ROBSON

    Jan 15, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Demurrer to Complaint.
    Plaintiff filed an action for unlawful detainer against defendant asserting that defendant was served a 60 day notice of termination of a month-to-month tenancy, which expired on October 30, 2020 and defendants failed to vacate the premises as demanded in the notice of terminati...

  • ROCKY TOP RENTALS, LLC V. KNIPE

    Jan 15, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Application for Writ of Possession.
    TENTATIVE RULING # 5: UPON REQUEST OF THE APPLICANT/PLAINTIFF, THIS MATTER IS DROPPED FROM THE CALENDAR DUE TO THE INABILITY TO SERVE THE RESPONDENT/DEFENDANT.

    ...

  • COOK V. COOK

    Jan 15, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Plaintiff’s Motion to Appoint Referee.
    The parties in this action have a disagreement in relation to the sale of certain art work to effectuate the settlement of the case and concerning reimbursement for expenses incurred in restoration of one work of art that is to be sold.
    On June 6, 2019 the c...

  • TANN V. HALEY

    Jan 15, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Demurrer to 1st Amended Complaint.
    Defendant GoldLine Brands, Inc. demurs to the fraud and deceit, negligent misrepresentation, and conversion causes of action of the 1st amended complaint. Defendant Raas demurs to the third cause of action for breach of lease agreement on the ground that the cause of...

  • JANSON V. SHINALL

    Jan 15, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    (1) Defendants Shinall’s Demurrer to 1st Amended Complaint.
    (2) Defendants Shinall’s Motion to Strike Punitive Damages.
    Defendants Shinall’s Demurrer to 1st Amended Complaint.
    Plaintiffs filed a 1st amended complaint asserting various causes of action against the defendants, including neglig...

  • PORTFOLIO RECOVERY ASSOCIATES V. VENDLEY

    Jan 15, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Plaintiff’s Motion to Deem Admitted Requests for Admission.
    Plaintiff’s counsel declares: on July 28, 2020 requests for admission were served on defendant; and despite a request for responses, plaintiff has not received any responses to the discovery propounded. Plaintiff moves to deem admitted the re...

  • HAWKES V. CHANG

    Jan 15, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Defendants’ Motion to Strike Portions of Complaint.
    Plaintiff filed an action against defendants Barbara Chang and Francis Chang asserting causes of action for motor vehicle accident and general negligence. The complaint also seeks an award of punitive damages against defendant Barbara Chang.
    Def...

  • PEOPLE V. KRYLOV

    Jan 15, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Claim Opposing Forfeiture.
    On August 21, 2020 claimant Krylov filed a verified Judicial Council Form MC-200 claim opposing forfeiture of $25,510 in response to a notice of administrative proceedings. On October 2, 2020 the People filed a petition for forfeiture of currency in the amount of $25,510 tha...

  • MATTER OF SIMPSON AND TEDESCO

    Jan 15, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Petition for Authorization to Inspect Adoption Birth Record Information. Petitioners seek a court order authorizing them to inspect their adoption records and obtain copies of the records, including a copy of the original birth record, in order to determine their genetic birth risks.
    On November 2, 20...

  • LEWALLYN V. YOUNG

    Jan 15, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Defendants’ Motion to Compel Discovery Response
    TENTATIVE RULING #3: UPON REQUEST OF THE MOVING PARTY, THIS MATTER IS DROPPED FROM THE CALENDAR.

    ...

  • MATTER OF COFFEY

    Jan 15, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    OSC Re: Name Change.
    The mandated CLETS report is not in the court’s file. (See Code of Civil Procedure, § 1279.5(f).)
    TENTATIVE RULING # 2: APPEARANCES REQUIRED AT 8:30 A.M. ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 2021 IN DEPARTMENT NINE.
    NOTE: NO PERSONAL APPEARANCES WILL BE ALLOWED DUE TO THE ONGOING PUBL...

  • STEPHAN V. BUCHTEL

    Jan 15, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Defendants’ Demurrer to Complaint.
    Plaintiff filed an unlawful detainer action against defendants for their failure to cure within three days the defendants’ violations of conditions of the rental agreement that were specified in the three day notices to cure or quit served on defendants.
    Defenda...

  • MATERIALISE NV V. CONSENSUS ORTHOPEDICS, INC.

    Jan 15, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment.
    TENTATIVE RULING # 11: THE PARTIES HAVING FILED A CONDITIONAL SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT ON JANUARY 8, 2021, THIS MATTER IS DROPPED FROM THE CALENDAR.

    ...

  • BLUHM V BLAKE

    Jan 08, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    (1) Defendant Blake’s Demurrer to Complaint.
    (2) Defendant Cowper’s Demurrer to Complaint.
    On November 9, 2020 plaintiff filed an unlawful detainer action against defendants Blake and Cowper alleging that defendants failed to vacate the premises as demanded in the 30 day notice termination of ten...

  • CAPITAL ONE BANK V. MASTROPIERI

    Jan 08, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Plaintiff’s Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings.
    On October 16, 2019 plaintiff filed an action related to a credit card account for common counts of open book account and for goods, wares, and merchandise sold and delivered and for which defendant promised to pay $8,269.80. Plaintiff alleges: that de...

  • IN RE: C.K.

    Jan 08, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Petition to Approve Transfer of Structured Settlement Payment Rights.
    The payee has agreed to sell two lump sum payments that total $249,350 in payments, which the petitioner states has a present value of $241,606.94. In exchange, the payee will be paid $105,955.64. There is a declaration attached to ...

  • MATTER OF ABDULLAH

    Jan 08, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    OSC Re: Name Change.
    TENTATIVE RULING # 3: THE PETITION IS GRANTED.

    ...

  • JANSON V. SHINALL

    Jan 08, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    (1) Defendants Shinall’s Demurrer to 1st Amended Complaint.
    (2) Defendants Shinall’s Motion to Strike Punitive Damages.
    TENTATIVE RULING # 6: THESE MATTERS ARE CONTINUED TO 8:30 A.M. ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 2021 IN DEPARTMENT NINE.

    ...

  • MATTER OF THORNE

    Jan 08, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    OSC Re: Name Change.
    TENTATIVE RULING # 2: THE PETITION IS GRANTED.

    ...

  • BLUHM V BLAKE

    Jan 08, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    (1) Defendant Blake’s Demurrer to Complaint.
    (2) Defendant Cowper’s Demurrer to Complaint.
    On November 9, 2020 plaintiff filed an unlawful detainer action against defendants Blake and Cowper alleging that defendants failed to vacate the premises as demanded in the 30 day notice termination of ten...

  • BENSON V. DAVIS JOINT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

    Jan 08, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    Petition to Relieve Petitioner of Government Claim Presentation Requirements. TENTATIVE RULING # 8: A VOLUNTARY DISMISSAL OF THE CASE HAVING BEEN ENTERED ON JANUARY 6, 2021, THIS MATTER IS DROPPED FROM THE CALENDAR.

    ...

  • MATTER OF SPARKS

    Jan 08, 2021 |  El Dorado County

    OSC Re: Name Change.
    At the initial hearing on October 23, 2020 there was no proof of publication in the court’s file, which is mandated by Code of Civil Procedure, § 1277(a) and petitioner’s declaration in the petition was deficient due to failure to respond to the question about jurisdiction of the ...

  • ZITOMER AND ROBERTS, PC V. BRAGG

    Dec 18, 2020 |  El Dorado County

    Hearing Re: Order to Show Cause Why Sale of Dwelling Should Not be Made. Plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment was granted and entered on March 17, 2020. A writ of execution was issued on September 21, 2020 stating the amount due and owing on the judgment after costs and accrued interest were added is $7...

  • SPERRY V. ALGONQUIN POWER AND UTILITIES

    Dec 18, 2020 |  El Dorado County

    Defendant Liberty Utilities Motion for Summary Judgment on the 1st Amended Complaint.
    TENTATIVE RULING # 12: THIS MATTER IS CONTINUED TO 8:30 A.M. ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2020 IN DEPARTMENT NINE.

    ...

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