The Honorable Melinda Myrle Reed

Tulare County Superior Court, Department 1

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Biography

The Hon. Melinda Myrle Reed is a judge for the Tulare County Superior Court in California.

During her tenure on the bench, Judge Reed has served as a Presiding Judge of the Court. She has also presided in the Criminal Division.

Recent Rulings by Hon. Melinda Myrle Reed

  • ARAX V. DVP, L.P., ET AL.

    Apr 29, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Defendant Nick Pritchett’s Demurrer to First Amended Complaint of Plaintiff Mane Arax
    Tentative Ruling: To sustain Defendant Nick Pritchett’s Demurrer to First Amended Complaint of Plaintiff Mane Arax without leave to amend.
    If oral argument is requested, the hearing on this motion is con...

  • PHELPS V. LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY OF NORTH AMERICA

    Apr 29, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Defendant Life Insurance Company of North America’s Motion to Compel Arbitration and to Stay Plaintiff’s Action Pending the Outcome of Arbitration
    Tentative Ruling: There is no tentative ruling. The hearing on this motion is continued to Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at 9:00. The court suggests the...

  • TELLEZ V. HARVEST CONTAINER CO, INC.

    Apr 22, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Defendant Harvest Container Company, Inc.’s Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings, or, Alternatively, Motion to Strike
    Tentative Ruling: To deny Defendant Harvest Container Company, Inc.’s Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings, or, Alternatively, Motion to Strike.
    Defendant Harvest Containe...

  • ARAX V. DVP, LP., ET AL.

    Apr 22, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motions: Defendant Nick Pritchett’s Motions for Orders (1) that Matters in Requests for Admissions be Deemed Admitted and Imposing Monetary Sanctions; (2) Compelling Response to Special Interrogatories and for Monetary Sanction; (3) Compelling Response to Request for Production of Documents and Production ...

  • PICAR FARM LABOR, INC. V. APPLIED UNDERWRITERS, INC., ET AL.

    Apr 22, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Defendants Applied Underwriters, Inc., Applied Underwriters Captive Risk Assurance Company, Inc., California Insurance Company, and Applied Risk Services, Inc.’s Demurrer to Plaintiff’s Amended Complaint
    Tentative Ruling: To overrule Defendants Applied Underwriters, Inc., Applied Underwriters ...

  • MARTINEZ, ET AL. V. SANCHEZ, ET AL.

    Apr 15, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Plaintiff’s Attorney Douglas V. Thornton’s Motion to be Relieved as Counsel
    Tentative Ruling: To deny Plaintiff’s Attorney Douglas V. Thornton’s Motion to be Relieved as Counsel without prejudice.
    There is no proof of service in the court’s file showing proper notice of this motion was gi...

  • TD AUTO FINANCE LLC V. GONZALEZ

    Apr 15, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Plaintiff TD Auto Finance LLC’s Motion for Amendment of Judgment (C.C.P. §187)
    Tentative Ruling: To grant Plaintiff TD Auto Finance LLC’s Motion for Amendment of Judgment (C.C.P. §187)
    Proof of service in the court’s file indicates notice of the motion was adequate. No response to the mot...

  • VALERO V. FRALICK

    Apr 15, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Defendant David Fralick’s Demurrer to Plaintiff’s Complaint
    Tentative Ruling: There is no tentative ruling. The parties are directed to meet and confer to resolve this lawsuit. No CourtCall is permitted.

    ...

  • LEDESMA V. JUAREZ, ET AL.

    Apr 15, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Plaintiff’s Attorney Douglas V. Thornton’s Motion to be Relieved as Counsel
    Tentative Ruling: To deny Plaintiff’s Attorney Douglas V. Thornton’s Motion to be Relieved as Counsel without prejudice.
    There is no proof of service in the court’s file showing proper notice of this motion was gi...

  • PORTFOLIO RECOVERY ASSOCIATES, LLC V. BROWN

    Apr 15, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Plaintiff Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC’s Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings
    Tentative Ruling: To grant Plaintiff Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC’s Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings
    Proof of service in the court’s file indicates that notice of the motion was adequate. No resp...

  • IN RE 359 SOUTH PRATT STREET, TULARE, CA 93274

    Apr 08, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Petitioner Quality Loan Service Corp.’s Petition and Declaration Regarding Unresolved Claims and Deposit of Undistributed Surplus Proceeds of Trustee’s Sale
    Tentative Ruling: There is no tentative ruling. The parties are directed to meaningfully meet and confer to resolve this matter. No Court...

  • ARAX V. DVP, L.P., ET AL.

    Apr 08, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Defendants DVP L.P. and Armando Banuelos’s Demurrer to Amended Complaint of Plaintiff Mane Arax
    Tentative Ruling: There is no tentative ruling. Defendants DVP L.P. and Armando Banuelos are directed to meet and confer with plaintiff Mane Arax for the purpose of resolving the objectives to be ra...

  • VANNORSDALL, ET AL. V. HOWARD

    Apr 08, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Plaintiffs Shari Vannorsdall and Shenina Eddings’s Motion for Attorney Fees
    Tentative Ruling: There is no tentative ruling. The parties are directed to meet and confer to resolve this matter. No CourtCall is permitted.

    ...

  • VALENCIA V. KAWEAH CONTAINER, INC.

    Apr 08, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Defendant Kaweah Container, Inc.’s Verified Petition to Compel Arbitration
    Tentative Ruling: There is no tentative ruling. The parties are directed to meet and confer to resolve this matter. No CourtCall is permitted.

    ...

  • PENSKE TRUCK LEASING CO. L.P. V. SANTOS DELIVERY SOLUTIONS LLC

    Apr 08, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Plaintiff Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P.’s Motion to Set Aside Dismissal Pursuant to CCP §664.6
    Tentative Ruling: There is no tentative ruling. The parties are directed to meet and confer to resolve this motion. No CourtCall is permitted.

    ...

  • KELTON V. FCA US LLC, ET AL.

    Mar 25, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Plaintiff Kevin Kelton’s Motion for Attorney’s Fees Pursuant to Civil Code § 1794(d)
    Tentative Ruling: There is no tentative ruling on the merits of the motion. The parties are directed to meaningfully meet and confer to resolve this matter on the merits. No CourtCall is permitted.
    Proced...

  • MALDONADO V. GREYHOUND LINES, INC., ET AL.

    Mar 25, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Plaintiff Jesus Maldonado’s Motion for Relief Under CCP §473(b) to Allow Plaintiff to File Jury Fees
    Tentative Ruling: There is no tentative ruling.

    ...

  • VERA V. LEYENDEKKER, ET AL.

    Mar 25, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Plaintiff Rosalio Vera’s Motion for Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement, Conditional Certification of Settlement Class, Approval of Class Notice Package, Approval of Plaintiff’s Payment, Appointment of Class Counsel and Settlement Administrator, and Setting of Final Approval Hearing

  • THOMPSON, ET AL. V. RAMIREZ, ET AL.

    Mar 25, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Defendants Jorge Ramirez and Irma Ramirez’s Motion to Reassign Action to Tulare County Superior Court – South County Justice Center on Grounds of Convenience of Witnesses and Ends of Justice
    Tentative Ruling: To grant Defendants Jorge Ramirez and Irma Ramirez’s Motion to Reassign Action to Tul...

  • RECTOR V. TORRES, ET AL.

    Mar 18, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Defendant s Rene Torres and 1st Alliance Energy’s Demurrer of Defendants to Plaintiff’s Complaint
    Tentative Ruling: There is no tentative ruling. Defendants Rene Torres and 1st Alliance Energy are directed to meet and confer with plaintiff Jonathan Daniel Rector, who now represents himself, to...

  • PICAR FARM LABOR, INC. V. APPLIED UNDERWRITERS, INC., ET AL.

    Mar 11, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Defendants Applied Underwriters, Inc., Applied Underwriters Captive Risk Assurance Company, Inc., California Insurance Company, and Applied Risk Services, Inc.’s Motion to Disqualify Plaintiff’s Counsel
    Tentative Ruling: There is no tentative ruling.

    ...

  • NOBLE FEDERAL CREDIT UNION V. ACEVEDO, ET AL.

    Mar 11, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motions: Plaintiff Noble Federal Credit Union’s Motions for Order that Requests for Admissions be Deemed Admitted and for Sanctions as to (1) Defendant Marisa Acevedo; (2) Defendant Annabel Lorraine Pina; and (3) Defendant John Acevedo
    Tentative Rulings: There are no tentative rulings for these motion...

  • MARTINEZ V. SIDHARAJU

    Mar 11, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Defendant Krishnaswamy Sidharaju’s Motion to Set Aside Default and Default Judgment
    Tentative Ruling: There is no tentative ruling. The parties are directed to meet and confer to resolve this motion. No CourtCall is permitted.

    ...

  • U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION V. ALLEN INDUSTRIAL, SVBP, LLC

    Mar 04, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Receiver J. Eric Johnson’s Motion for Discharge of Receiver; Approval of Receiver’s Final Accounting; and Exoneration of Bonds
    Tentative Ruling: There is no tentative ruling.

    ...

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Recent Rulings by Hon. Melinda Myrle Reed

  • ARAX V. DVP, L.P., ET AL.

    Apr 29, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Defendant Nick Pritchett’s Demurrer to First Amended Complaint of Plaintiff Mane Arax
    Tentative Ruling: To sustain Defendant Nick Pritchett’s Demurrer to First Amended Complaint of Plaintiff Mane Arax without leave to amend.
    If oral argument is requested, the hearing on this motion is con...

  • PHELPS V. LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY OF NORTH AMERICA

    Apr 29, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Defendant Life Insurance Company of North America’s Motion to Compel Arbitration and to Stay Plaintiff’s Action Pending the Outcome of Arbitration
    Tentative Ruling: There is no tentative ruling. The hearing on this motion is continued to Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at 9:00. The court suggests the...

  • TELLEZ V. HARVEST CONTAINER CO, INC.

    Apr 22, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Defendant Harvest Container Company, Inc.’s Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings, or, Alternatively, Motion to Strike
    Tentative Ruling: To deny Defendant Harvest Container Company, Inc.’s Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings, or, Alternatively, Motion to Strike.
    Defendant Harvest Containe...

  • ARAX V. DVP, LP., ET AL.

    Apr 22, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motions: Defendant Nick Pritchett’s Motions for Orders (1) that Matters in Requests for Admissions be Deemed Admitted and Imposing Monetary Sanctions; (2) Compelling Response to Special Interrogatories and for Monetary Sanction; (3) Compelling Response to Request for Production of Documents and Production ...

  • PICAR FARM LABOR, INC. V. APPLIED UNDERWRITERS, INC., ET AL.

    Apr 22, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Defendants Applied Underwriters, Inc., Applied Underwriters Captive Risk Assurance Company, Inc., California Insurance Company, and Applied Risk Services, Inc.’s Demurrer to Plaintiff’s Amended Complaint
    Tentative Ruling: To overrule Defendants Applied Underwriters, Inc., Applied Underwriters ...

  • MARTINEZ, ET AL. V. SANCHEZ, ET AL.

    Apr 15, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Plaintiff’s Attorney Douglas V. Thornton’s Motion to be Relieved as Counsel
    Tentative Ruling: To deny Plaintiff’s Attorney Douglas V. Thornton’s Motion to be Relieved as Counsel without prejudice.
    There is no proof of service in the court’s file showing proper notice of this motion was gi...

  • TD AUTO FINANCE LLC V. GONZALEZ

    Apr 15, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Plaintiff TD Auto Finance LLC’s Motion for Amendment of Judgment (C.C.P. §187)
    Tentative Ruling: To grant Plaintiff TD Auto Finance LLC’s Motion for Amendment of Judgment (C.C.P. §187)
    Proof of service in the court’s file indicates notice of the motion was adequate. No response to the mot...

  • VALERO V. FRALICK

    Apr 15, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Defendant David Fralick’s Demurrer to Plaintiff’s Complaint
    Tentative Ruling: There is no tentative ruling. The parties are directed to meet and confer to resolve this lawsuit. No CourtCall is permitted.

    ...

  • LEDESMA V. JUAREZ, ET AL.

    Apr 15, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Plaintiff’s Attorney Douglas V. Thornton’s Motion to be Relieved as Counsel
    Tentative Ruling: To deny Plaintiff’s Attorney Douglas V. Thornton’s Motion to be Relieved as Counsel without prejudice.
    There is no proof of service in the court’s file showing proper notice of this motion was gi...

  • PORTFOLIO RECOVERY ASSOCIATES, LLC V. BROWN

    Apr 15, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Plaintiff Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC’s Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings
    Tentative Ruling: To grant Plaintiff Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC’s Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings
    Proof of service in the court’s file indicates that notice of the motion was adequate. No resp...

  • IN RE 359 SOUTH PRATT STREET, TULARE, CA 93274

    Apr 08, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Petitioner Quality Loan Service Corp.’s Petition and Declaration Regarding Unresolved Claims and Deposit of Undistributed Surplus Proceeds of Trustee’s Sale
    Tentative Ruling: There is no tentative ruling. The parties are directed to meaningfully meet and confer to resolve this matter. No Court...

  • ARAX V. DVP, L.P., ET AL.

    Apr 08, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Defendants DVP L.P. and Armando Banuelos’s Demurrer to Amended Complaint of Plaintiff Mane Arax
    Tentative Ruling: There is no tentative ruling. Defendants DVP L.P. and Armando Banuelos are directed to meet and confer with plaintiff Mane Arax for the purpose of resolving the objectives to be ra...

  • VANNORSDALL, ET AL. V. HOWARD

    Apr 08, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Plaintiffs Shari Vannorsdall and Shenina Eddings’s Motion for Attorney Fees
    Tentative Ruling: There is no tentative ruling. The parties are directed to meet and confer to resolve this matter. No CourtCall is permitted.

    ...

  • VALENCIA V. KAWEAH CONTAINER, INC.

    Apr 08, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Defendant Kaweah Container, Inc.’s Verified Petition to Compel Arbitration
    Tentative Ruling: There is no tentative ruling. The parties are directed to meet and confer to resolve this matter. No CourtCall is permitted.

    ...

  • PENSKE TRUCK LEASING CO. L.P. V. SANTOS DELIVERY SOLUTIONS LLC

    Apr 08, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Plaintiff Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P.’s Motion to Set Aside Dismissal Pursuant to CCP §664.6
    Tentative Ruling: There is no tentative ruling. The parties are directed to meet and confer to resolve this motion. No CourtCall is permitted.

    ...

  • KELTON V. FCA US LLC, ET AL.

    Mar 25, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Plaintiff Kevin Kelton’s Motion for Attorney’s Fees Pursuant to Civil Code § 1794(d)
    Tentative Ruling: There is no tentative ruling on the merits of the motion. The parties are directed to meaningfully meet and confer to resolve this matter on the merits. No CourtCall is permitted.
    Proced...

  • MALDONADO V. GREYHOUND LINES, INC., ET AL.

    Mar 25, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Plaintiff Jesus Maldonado’s Motion for Relief Under CCP §473(b) to Allow Plaintiff to File Jury Fees
    Tentative Ruling: There is no tentative ruling.

    ...

  • VERA V. LEYENDEKKER, ET AL.

    Mar 25, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Plaintiff Rosalio Vera’s Motion for Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement, Conditional Certification of Settlement Class, Approval of Class Notice Package, Approval of Plaintiff’s Payment, Appointment of Class Counsel and Settlement Administrator, and Setting of Final Approval Hearing

  • THOMPSON, ET AL. V. RAMIREZ, ET AL.

    Mar 25, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Defendants Jorge Ramirez and Irma Ramirez’s Motion to Reassign Action to Tulare County Superior Court – South County Justice Center on Grounds of Convenience of Witnesses and Ends of Justice
    Tentative Ruling: To grant Defendants Jorge Ramirez and Irma Ramirez’s Motion to Reassign Action to Tul...

  • RECTOR V. TORRES, ET AL.

    Mar 18, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Defendant s Rene Torres and 1st Alliance Energy’s Demurrer of Defendants to Plaintiff’s Complaint
    Tentative Ruling: There is no tentative ruling. Defendants Rene Torres and 1st Alliance Energy are directed to meet and confer with plaintiff Jonathan Daniel Rector, who now represents himself, to...

  • PICAR FARM LABOR, INC. V. APPLIED UNDERWRITERS, INC., ET AL.

    Mar 11, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Defendants Applied Underwriters, Inc., Applied Underwriters Captive Risk Assurance Company, Inc., California Insurance Company, and Applied Risk Services, Inc.’s Motion to Disqualify Plaintiff’s Counsel
    Tentative Ruling: There is no tentative ruling.

    ...

  • NOBLE FEDERAL CREDIT UNION V. ACEVEDO, ET AL.

    Mar 11, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motions: Plaintiff Noble Federal Credit Union’s Motions for Order that Requests for Admissions be Deemed Admitted and for Sanctions as to (1) Defendant Marisa Acevedo; (2) Defendant Annabel Lorraine Pina; and (3) Defendant John Acevedo
    Tentative Rulings: There are no tentative rulings for these motion...

  • MARTINEZ V. SIDHARAJU

    Mar 11, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Defendant Krishnaswamy Sidharaju’s Motion to Set Aside Default and Default Judgment
    Tentative Ruling: There is no tentative ruling. The parties are directed to meet and confer to resolve this motion. No CourtCall is permitted.

    ...

  • U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION V. ALLEN INDUSTRIAL, SVBP, LLC

    Mar 04, 2019 |  Tulare County

    Motion: Receiver J. Eric Johnson’s Motion for Discharge of Receiver; Approval of Receiver’s Final Accounting; and Exoneration of Bonds
    Tentative Ruling: There is no tentative ruling.

    ...

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