The Honorable Peter A. Hernandez

Los Angeles County Superior Court, Department O

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The Hon. Peter A. Hernandez is a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. He was appointed to the bench in 2012 by former governor Jerry Brown.

He is a registered Democrat.

Judge Hernandez received his B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley. He went on to earn his J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law in 1995.

Hernandez worked as a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Right's Division from 1995 to 1998.

Then, after a brief stint as an associate at Brobeck, Phleger, and Harrison LLP, Hernandez became an assistant U.S. Attorney with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Central District of California in 1999. He held that position until his appointment to the Superior Court in 2012.

Recent Rulings by Hon. Peter A. Hernandez

  • FADI ALMAZAHREH VS FLORENTINO RICO, ET AL.

    Feb 23, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    After hearing, Plaintiff’s Motion to Compel responses to Form Interrogatories by Defendant Rico is MOOT and Motions to Compel production of Documents (Sets 1, 3 and 4) by Defendant Altman are GRANTED in part and DENIED in part. Sanctions awarded in the amount of $1,980.

    On January 29, 2021, the Cou...

  • LYDIA SEBASTIAN, ET AL. VS LOS ANGELES COUNTY ENERGY PROGRAM (LA HERO PROGRAM), ET AL.

    Feb 17, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    After hearing, Defendant County of Los Angeles’s demurrer to Plaintiffs’ Complaint is SUSTAINED with leave to amend as to Causes of Action Nos. 1 and 4, and without leave to amend as to Causes of Action Nos. 2 and 3. Defendant’s Motion to Strike is GRANTED. Plaintiffs have 30 days to file and serve an amen...

  • BERNADETTE ATIENZA VS ADVANTAGE ONE ESCROW INC.

    Feb 16, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    Cross-Defendant Bernadette Atienza’s demurrer to the first amended cross-complaint is SUSTAINED without leave to amend.

    A demurrer for sufficiency tests whether the complaint states a cause of action. (Hahn v. Mirda (2007) 147 Cal.App.4th 740, 747.) When considering demurrers, courts read the alleg...

  • CHUNPING CONG VS JASON TSAO

    Feb 16, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    1. Defendant Jason Tsao’s motion for summary judgment/adjudication is DENIED.

    Defendant Jason Tsao (“Defendant”) moves for summary judgment and/or adjudication of issues per CCP § 437c against Plaintiff ChunPing Cong (“Plaintiff”).

    Request for Judicial Notice

    Defendant’s request for...

  • DANIEL OAXACA, ET AL. VS SAN GABRIEL VALLEY CONSERVATION AND SERVICES CORPS., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION, ET AL.

    Feb 11, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    After hearing, Defendants San Gabriel Valley Conservation and Services Corps., Norma Quinones, Mario Rodriguez, and Monique Mazanares’s Demurrer to the Complaint is OVERRULED. Defendants have 10 days to file and serve their Answer.

    Defendants San Gabriel Valley Conservation and Services Corp., Norm...

  • DANIEL OAXACA, ET AL. VS SAN GABRIEL VALLEY CONSERVATION AND SERVICES CORPS., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION, ET AL.

    Feb 11, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    Defendants San Gabriel Valley Conservation and Services Corps., Norma Quinones, Mario Rodriguez, and Monique Mazanares’s Demurrer to the Complaint is OVERRULED. Defendants have 10 days to file and serve their Answer.

    Defendants San Gabriel Valley Conservation and Services Corp., Norma Quinones, Mar...

  • GUILLERMO CALIXTRO VS THE CWALT INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-OA17, ET AL.

    Feb 10, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    After hearing, Defendants CWALT, the Bank of New York Mellon, and Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC’s Demurrer is SUSTAINED without leave to amend.

    Introduction

    On August 5, 2020, Plaintiff Guillermo Calixtro (“Plaintiff”) filed a First Amended Complaint (“FAC”) against Defendants CWALT, the Bank...

  • (NO CASE NAME AVAILABLE)

    Feb 10, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    1. Defendants Fay Servicing, LLC and Rushmore Loan Management Services LLC’s (Doe 1) demurrer to Plaintiff’s First Amended Complaint is SUSTAINED. The court will hear from Plaintiff as to whether leave to amend is warranted.

    Defendants’ request for judicial notice to Exhibits 1-4 are GRANTED. (Evid...

  • JIANGLONG WANG VS SHAO WEI FANG

    Feb 08, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    1. Plaintiff Jianglong Wang’s motion to compel Defendant Shao Wei Fang’s responses to request for special interrogatories, set two is GRANTED. Sanctions are imposed against Defendant and his counsel in the reasonable amount of ________ payable within 30 days.

    Plaintiff Jianglong Wang (“Plaintiff”) ...

  • THOMAS K. WILLIAMS, TRUSTEE OF THE VICTOR J., TAYLOR, JR. LIVING TRUST AND ATTORNEY IN FACT FOR VICTOR J. TAYLOR, JR. VS KERRY KRISTINE KOST

    Feb 04, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    Plaintiff Thomas K. Williams’s motion for summary adjudication is GRANTED in part and DENIED in part.

    Introduction

    Plaintiff Thomas K. Williams (“Plaintiff”) moves for summary adjudication per CCP § 437c against Defendant Kristine Kost (“Defendant”).

    Plaintiff moves for summary adju...

  • DESIREE DEPRIZITO ET AL VS PAMA MANAGEMENT INC ET AL

    Feb 04, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    AFTER HEARING, DEFENDANTS MOTION TO ENFORCE THE PAGA SETTLEMENT IS GRANTED.

    On January 5, 2021, Defendants PAMA Management, Inc., Swaranjit S. Niijar, and Daljiit Kler (collectively, the “Defendants”) moves the court to enforce the PAGA Settlement Agreement (“PAGA Settlement”) pursuant to Californi...

  • DAWSON FAN VS KEYSTONE CABINETRY, INC.

    Feb 03, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    After hearing, Defendants Keystone Cabinetry and Julian Sahagun’s Demurrer to the First Amended Complaint is OVERRULED in part, SUSTAINED in part with leave to amend, and their Motion to Strike is MOOT. Plaintiff Dawson Fan has 10 days to file and serve an amended complaint.

    Defendants Keystone Cab...

  • GUO ZHOU VS GLOBAL CONNECTION, INC., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION, ET AL.

    Feb 03, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    AFTER HEARING, DEFENDANTS GLOBAL CONNECTION, INC., CHRISTINE QUINTANA, JIN ZENG, AND EXCHANGE RESOURCES, INC.’S DEMURRERS TO PLAINTIFF’S SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT ARE SUSTAINED.

    INTRODUCTION

    On November 13, 2020, Plaintiff Guo Zhou (“Plaintiff”) filed a Second Amended Complaint alleging the ...

  • JUAN RAMON VILLA VS ONLINE TRUCKING INC ET AL

    Feb 02, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    AFTER HEARING, PLAINTIFF JUAN RAMON VILLA’S MOTION FOR ENFORCEMENT OF SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT IS GRANTED

    Plaintiff Juan Ramon Villa (“Plaintiff”) moves to enforce the global settlement agreement pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure section 664.6 against Defendants Anthony Kuybus, Rafael Leiva, Online T...

  • JUAN RAMON VILLA VS ONLINE TRUCKING INC ET AL

    Feb 02, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    Plaintiff Juan Ramon Villa’s motion for enforcement of settlement agreement is DENIED.

    Plaintiff Juan Ramon Villa (“Plaintiff”) moves to enforce settlement pursuant to CCP § 664.6 against Defendants Online Trucking and Anthony Kuybus (collectively “Defendants”).

    Legal Standard

    If pa...

  • JAMES H. WU VS PAUL WOLOSKI, ET AL.

    Feb 01, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    1. After hearing, Plaintiff James H. Wu’s Motion to Compel further discovery responses to his Request for Production of Documents by Defendant Delta Dawgs Construction Corp. is GRANTED

    Plaintiff James H. Wu (“Plaintiff”) moves the court to compel Defendant Delta Dawgs Construction Corp. (“Defendant...

  • FADI ALMAZAHREH VS FLORENTINO RICO, ET AL.

    Feb 01, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    After hearing, Plaintiff Fadi Almazahreh’s Motion to Compel Defendant Altman Specialty Plants, LLC’s Further Responses to Requests for Production of Documents, Sets Two, is GRANTED.

    Plaintiff Fadi Almazahreh (“Plaintiff”) moves the court to compel Defendant Altman Specialty Plants, LLC (“Defendant”...

  • JAMES H. WU VS PAUL WOLOSKI, ET AL.

    Feb 01, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    ANALYSIS

    1. After hearing, Plaintiff James H. Wu’s Motion to Compel further discovery responses to his request for production of documents by Defendant Delta Dawgs Construction Corp. is GRANTED

    Plaintiff James H. Wu (“Plaintiff”) moves the court to compel Defendant Delta Dawgs Construction ...

  • KIRBY WANG, ET AL. VS BB WELLS INVESTMENT INC., ET AL.

    Jan 29, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    ANALYSIS

    1-2. Defendants BB Wells Investment, Inc., Protec Investment Inc., and James Cheung’s Motion for Summary Adjudication as to (1) Plaintiff Kirby Wang and (2) Plaintiff Cher Wang is GRANTED in part as to Cause of Action #6 and DENIED in part as to Causes of Action ##1-5. The Motion for Summa...

  • U.S. FOODS, A CORPORATION VS GOLDILOCKS BAKESHOPS, ET AL.

    Jan 29, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    Defendant California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s demurrer with motion to strike the complaint is MOOT. Plaintiff filed a First Amended Complaint on January 12, 2021.

    ...

  • FADI ALMAZAHREH VS FLORENTINO RICO, ET AL.

    Jan 29, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    ANALYSIS

    Plaintiff Fadi Almazahreh’s motion to compel Defendant Florentino Rico’s further responses to form interrogatories, set one is GRANTED.

    Plaintiff Fadi Almazahreh (“Plaintiff”) moves the court to compel Defendant Florentino Rico (“Defendant”) to further respond to Plaintiff’s Form I...

  • GRACE ZHANG VS RANDY ZHAO, ET AL.

    Jan 27, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    Plaintiff Grace Zhang’s motion for leave to amend is GRANTED. The First Amended Complaint is deemed filed this date.

    Plaintiff Grace Zhang (“Plaintiff”) moves for leave to file a First Amended Complaint (“FAC”) pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure section 473.

    “A court may, in furtherance of...

  • GUILLERMO CALIXTRO VS THE CWALT INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-OA17, ET AL.

    Jan 27, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    After hearing, Defendants CWALT, the Bank of New York Mellon, and Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC’s Motion to Expunge lis pendens is GRANTED. No attorney fees.

    Defendants CWALT, the Bank of New York Mellon, and Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC (“Defendants”) move to expunge the lis pendens filed by Plaintif...

  • CHARLIE FAGAN VS JANAKA N. DESILVA, ET AL.

    Jan 26, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    After hearing, Specially Appearing Defendant William Slater Vincent’s Motion to Quash Service of Summons is DENIED.

    Specially Appearing Defendant William Slater Vincent (“Vincent”) moves to quash service for lack of personal jurisdiction.

    Motion to Quash Legal Standard: Personal Jurisdictio...

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Recent Cases by Hon. Peter A. Hernandez

Recent Rulings by Hon. Peter A. Hernandez

  • FADI ALMAZAHREH VS FLORENTINO RICO, ET AL.

    Feb 23, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    After hearing, Plaintiff’s Motion to Compel responses to Form Interrogatories by Defendant Rico is MOOT and Motions to Compel production of Documents (Sets 1, 3 and 4) by Defendant Altman are GRANTED in part and DENIED in part. Sanctions awarded in the amount of $1,980.

    On January 29, 2021, the Cou...

  • LYDIA SEBASTIAN, ET AL. VS LOS ANGELES COUNTY ENERGY PROGRAM (LA HERO PROGRAM), ET AL.

    Feb 17, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    After hearing, Defendant County of Los Angeles’s demurrer to Plaintiffs’ Complaint is SUSTAINED with leave to amend as to Causes of Action Nos. 1 and 4, and without leave to amend as to Causes of Action Nos. 2 and 3. Defendant’s Motion to Strike is GRANTED. Plaintiffs have 30 days to file and serve an amen...

  • BERNADETTE ATIENZA VS ADVANTAGE ONE ESCROW INC.

    Feb 16, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    Cross-Defendant Bernadette Atienza’s demurrer to the first amended cross-complaint is SUSTAINED without leave to amend.

    A demurrer for sufficiency tests whether the complaint states a cause of action. (Hahn v. Mirda (2007) 147 Cal.App.4th 740, 747.) When considering demurrers, courts read the alleg...

  • CHUNPING CONG VS JASON TSAO

    Feb 16, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    1. Defendant Jason Tsao’s motion for summary judgment/adjudication is DENIED.

    Defendant Jason Tsao (“Defendant”) moves for summary judgment and/or adjudication of issues per CCP § 437c against Plaintiff ChunPing Cong (“Plaintiff”).

    Request for Judicial Notice

    Defendant’s request for...

  • DANIEL OAXACA, ET AL. VS SAN GABRIEL VALLEY CONSERVATION AND SERVICES CORPS., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION, ET AL.

    Feb 11, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    After hearing, Defendants San Gabriel Valley Conservation and Services Corps., Norma Quinones, Mario Rodriguez, and Monique Mazanares’s Demurrer to the Complaint is OVERRULED. Defendants have 10 days to file and serve their Answer.

    Defendants San Gabriel Valley Conservation and Services Corp., Norm...

  • DANIEL OAXACA, ET AL. VS SAN GABRIEL VALLEY CONSERVATION AND SERVICES CORPS., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION, ET AL.

    Feb 11, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    Defendants San Gabriel Valley Conservation and Services Corps., Norma Quinones, Mario Rodriguez, and Monique Mazanares’s Demurrer to the Complaint is OVERRULED. Defendants have 10 days to file and serve their Answer.

    Defendants San Gabriel Valley Conservation and Services Corp., Norma Quinones, Mar...

  • GUILLERMO CALIXTRO VS THE CWALT INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-OA17, ET AL.

    Feb 10, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    After hearing, Defendants CWALT, the Bank of New York Mellon, and Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC’s Demurrer is SUSTAINED without leave to amend.

    Introduction

    On August 5, 2020, Plaintiff Guillermo Calixtro (“Plaintiff”) filed a First Amended Complaint (“FAC”) against Defendants CWALT, the Bank...

  • (NO CASE NAME AVAILABLE)

    Feb 10, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    1. Defendants Fay Servicing, LLC and Rushmore Loan Management Services LLC’s (Doe 1) demurrer to Plaintiff’s First Amended Complaint is SUSTAINED. The court will hear from Plaintiff as to whether leave to amend is warranted.

    Defendants’ request for judicial notice to Exhibits 1-4 are GRANTED. (Evid...

  • JIANGLONG WANG VS SHAO WEI FANG

    Feb 08, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    1. Plaintiff Jianglong Wang’s motion to compel Defendant Shao Wei Fang’s responses to request for special interrogatories, set two is GRANTED. Sanctions are imposed against Defendant and his counsel in the reasonable amount of ________ payable within 30 days.

    Plaintiff Jianglong Wang (“Plaintiff”) ...

  • THOMAS K. WILLIAMS, TRUSTEE OF THE VICTOR J., TAYLOR, JR. LIVING TRUST AND ATTORNEY IN FACT FOR VICTOR J. TAYLOR, JR. VS KERRY KRISTINE KOST

    Feb 04, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    Plaintiff Thomas K. Williams’s motion for summary adjudication is GRANTED in part and DENIED in part.

    Introduction

    Plaintiff Thomas K. Williams (“Plaintiff”) moves for summary adjudication per CCP § 437c against Defendant Kristine Kost (“Defendant”).

    Plaintiff moves for summary adju...

  • DESIREE DEPRIZITO ET AL VS PAMA MANAGEMENT INC ET AL

    Feb 04, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    AFTER HEARING, DEFENDANTS MOTION TO ENFORCE THE PAGA SETTLEMENT IS GRANTED.

    On January 5, 2021, Defendants PAMA Management, Inc., Swaranjit S. Niijar, and Daljiit Kler (collectively, the “Defendants”) moves the court to enforce the PAGA Settlement Agreement (“PAGA Settlement”) pursuant to Californi...

  • DAWSON FAN VS KEYSTONE CABINETRY, INC.

    Feb 03, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    After hearing, Defendants Keystone Cabinetry and Julian Sahagun’s Demurrer to the First Amended Complaint is OVERRULED in part, SUSTAINED in part with leave to amend, and their Motion to Strike is MOOT. Plaintiff Dawson Fan has 10 days to file and serve an amended complaint.

    Defendants Keystone Cab...

  • GUO ZHOU VS GLOBAL CONNECTION, INC., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION, ET AL.

    Feb 03, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    AFTER HEARING, DEFENDANTS GLOBAL CONNECTION, INC., CHRISTINE QUINTANA, JIN ZENG, AND EXCHANGE RESOURCES, INC.’S DEMURRERS TO PLAINTIFF’S SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT ARE SUSTAINED.

    INTRODUCTION

    On November 13, 2020, Plaintiff Guo Zhou (“Plaintiff”) filed a Second Amended Complaint alleging the ...

  • JUAN RAMON VILLA VS ONLINE TRUCKING INC ET AL

    Feb 02, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    AFTER HEARING, PLAINTIFF JUAN RAMON VILLA’S MOTION FOR ENFORCEMENT OF SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT IS GRANTED

    Plaintiff Juan Ramon Villa (“Plaintiff”) moves to enforce the global settlement agreement pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure section 664.6 against Defendants Anthony Kuybus, Rafael Leiva, Online T...

  • JUAN RAMON VILLA VS ONLINE TRUCKING INC ET AL

    Feb 02, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    Plaintiff Juan Ramon Villa’s motion for enforcement of settlement agreement is DENIED.

    Plaintiff Juan Ramon Villa (“Plaintiff”) moves to enforce settlement pursuant to CCP § 664.6 against Defendants Online Trucking and Anthony Kuybus (collectively “Defendants”).

    Legal Standard

    If pa...

  • JAMES H. WU VS PAUL WOLOSKI, ET AL.

    Feb 01, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    1. After hearing, Plaintiff James H. Wu’s Motion to Compel further discovery responses to his Request for Production of Documents by Defendant Delta Dawgs Construction Corp. is GRANTED

    Plaintiff James H. Wu (“Plaintiff”) moves the court to compel Defendant Delta Dawgs Construction Corp. (“Defendant...

  • FADI ALMAZAHREH VS FLORENTINO RICO, ET AL.

    Feb 01, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    After hearing, Plaintiff Fadi Almazahreh’s Motion to Compel Defendant Altman Specialty Plants, LLC’s Further Responses to Requests for Production of Documents, Sets Two, is GRANTED.

    Plaintiff Fadi Almazahreh (“Plaintiff”) moves the court to compel Defendant Altman Specialty Plants, LLC (“Defendant”...

  • JAMES H. WU VS PAUL WOLOSKI, ET AL.

    Feb 01, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    ANALYSIS

    1. After hearing, Plaintiff James H. Wu’s Motion to Compel further discovery responses to his request for production of documents by Defendant Delta Dawgs Construction Corp. is GRANTED

    Plaintiff James H. Wu (“Plaintiff”) moves the court to compel Defendant Delta Dawgs Construction ...

  • KIRBY WANG, ET AL. VS BB WELLS INVESTMENT INC., ET AL.

    Jan 29, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    ANALYSIS

    1-2. Defendants BB Wells Investment, Inc., Protec Investment Inc., and James Cheung’s Motion for Summary Adjudication as to (1) Plaintiff Kirby Wang and (2) Plaintiff Cher Wang is GRANTED in part as to Cause of Action #6 and DENIED in part as to Causes of Action ##1-5. The Motion for Summa...

  • U.S. FOODS, A CORPORATION VS GOLDILOCKS BAKESHOPS, ET AL.

    Jan 29, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    Defendant California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s demurrer with motion to strike the complaint is MOOT. Plaintiff filed a First Amended Complaint on January 12, 2021.

    ...

  • FADI ALMAZAHREH VS FLORENTINO RICO, ET AL.

    Jan 29, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    ANALYSIS

    Plaintiff Fadi Almazahreh’s motion to compel Defendant Florentino Rico’s further responses to form interrogatories, set one is GRANTED.

    Plaintiff Fadi Almazahreh (“Plaintiff”) moves the court to compel Defendant Florentino Rico (“Defendant”) to further respond to Plaintiff’s Form I...

  • GRACE ZHANG VS RANDY ZHAO, ET AL.

    Jan 27, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    Plaintiff Grace Zhang’s motion for leave to amend is GRANTED. The First Amended Complaint is deemed filed this date.

    Plaintiff Grace Zhang (“Plaintiff”) moves for leave to file a First Amended Complaint (“FAC”) pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure section 473.

    “A court may, in furtherance of...

  • GUILLERMO CALIXTRO VS THE CWALT INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-OA17, ET AL.

    Jan 27, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    After hearing, Defendants CWALT, the Bank of New York Mellon, and Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC’s Motion to Expunge lis pendens is GRANTED. No attorney fees.

    Defendants CWALT, the Bank of New York Mellon, and Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC (“Defendants”) move to expunge the lis pendens filed by Plaintif...

  • CHARLIE FAGAN VS JANAKA N. DESILVA, ET AL.

    Jan 26, 2021 |  Los Angeles County

    After hearing, Specially Appearing Defendant William Slater Vincent’s Motion to Quash Service of Summons is DENIED.

    Specially Appearing Defendant William Slater Vincent (“Vincent”) moves to quash service for lack of personal jurisdiction.

    Motion to Quash Legal Standard: Personal Jurisdictio...

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