The Honorable Robert Lynn Tamietti

Nevada County Superior Court, Department Truckee - Dept. A

Biography

The Hon. Robert Lynn Tamietti is a judge for the Nevada County Superior Court in California. He was appointed to the bench by former Governor Gray Davis in 2003. He filled the vacancy created by the elevation of the Hon. M. Kathleen Butz to the Third District Court of Appeal.

Judge Tamietti received his bachelor's degree from the University of Utah. He also graduated with his J.D. from the University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law.

Prior to becoming a judge for the Nevada County Superior Court, Tamietti spent his entire legal career in private practice, where he served as a business litigator and transactional lawyer.

He also served as a judge pro tem for the Nevada and Placer County Superior Courts.

During his time on the Superior Court, Judge Tamietti has presided over all criminal, civil and family law matters at the Truckee Courthouse.

His memberships have included the Tahoe Truckee Bar Association, the Nevada County Bar Association, and past-president of the Tahoe Truckee Bar.

Recent Rulings by Hon. Robert Lynn Tamietti

  • LARSON V. POWDR CORPORATION

    Dec 11, 2020 |  Nevada County

      The unopposed Petition for Order Approving Compromise of Minor's Claim is granted as prayed. No appearances are required.

    This is the Court's tentative ruling. In order to argue at the hearing, you must notify the parties and thereafter notify the court's law and motion clerk at (530) 362-4309 ...

  • PRICE V. NORTHERN TRUST CO.

    Dec 11, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Defendant Northern Trust Company's Demurrer to the First Amended Complaint is overruled in part and sustained with leave to amend in part. Defendant Northern Trust Company's Motion to Strike is denied in part and granted with leave to amend in part.

    As to the first cause of action for premises l...

  • FAY V. TAHOE-TRUCKEE SANITATION AGENCY

    Nov 21, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Superior Court of Nevada County
    Tentative Ruling
    Truckee Branch

    Defendant's Demurrer to the Third Amended Complaint is sustained without leave to amend.

    As to causes of action two, three, and four, the demurrer is sustained without leave to amend. Plaintiff must challenge his te...

  • AGUIRRE V. UNITED NATURAL FOODS

    Nov 21, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Superior Court of Nevada County
    Tentative Ruling
    Truckee Branch

    The Trial Setting CMC is continued on the court's own motion to March 15, 2021, at 1:30 pm in Dept. A. Due to COVID restrictions, the court is not setting trials at this time.

    This is the Court's tentative ruling. ...

  • PRICE V. NORTHERN TRUST CO.

    Nov 21, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Superior Court of Nevada County
    Tentative Ruling
    Truckee Branch

    Defendant Northern Trust Company's Demurrer to the First Amended Complaint is overruled in part and sustained with leave to amend in part. Defendant Northern Trust Company's Motion to Strike is denied in part and granted w...

  • MUELLER TRUST

    Oct 02, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Defendant's Demurrer to the Second Amended Petition is dropped as moot. While this court granted Plaintiff's Motion for Leave to Amend and a Proposed Second Amended Petition was attached to that motion, no such Second Amended Petition has ever been filed with the court. As such, there is no court-filed...

  • PAPA V. ZUSY

    Sep 12, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Defendant Town of Truckee's unopposed Demurrer to the Complaint is sustained with leave to amend.

    The complaint fails to allege any statute to support governmental tort liability. In addition, Plaintiff fails to allege facts, not mere conclusions, as to how the Town and/or its employees behave i...

  • PRICE V. NORTHERN TRUST CO.

    Sep 11, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Mr. Rake's unopposed Application to Appear Pro Hac Vice is granted as prayed.

    Mr. Rake is to submit a formal order that sets out verbatim the tentative ruling herein for all five matters and complies with California Rule of Court 3.1312 and is thereafter to prepare, file and serve notice of order...

  • FAY V. TAHOE-TRUCKEE SANITATION

    Sep 11, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Petitioner's Motion for Judgment on Writ of Mandate is denied. The Writ of Mandate is likewise denied.

    Petitioner seeks a complete transcript of all of the proceedings held before the Agency in the matter of his termination appeal. Petitioner contends that the costs of preparing or transcribing...

  • GALLAGHER V. CAMP

    Aug 21, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Defendant's unopposed Motion to Compel Plaintiff's Responses to Form Interrogatories, Special Interrogatories, Request for Production of Documents, and Request for Statement of Damages is granted.

    Plaintiff shall serve responses and responsive documents, without objections, by September 3, 2020.<...

  • JONES V. POWDR CORP.

    Aug 21, 2020 |  Nevada County

      (1) Plaintiff's Motion to Re-Open Discovery

    Plaintiff's Motion to Re-Open Discovery is granted in part. Discovery shall remain open for the limited purpose of finalizing all outstanding discovery requests. No new discovery requests may be issued.

    (2) Defendants' Motion to Bifurcate Liab...

  • MUELLER TRUST

    Aug 01, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Superior Court of Nevada County
    Tentative Ruling
    Truckee Branch

    (1) Amy Mueller's Petition to Invalidate 3rd Amendment

    Provided that Trustor's third daughter does not appear and object after having been properly served, Ms. Mueller's Petition to Invalidate both versions of the T...

  • JONES V. POWDR CORP.

    Aug 01, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Superior Court of Nevada County
    Tentative Ruling
    Truckee Branch

    Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment is denied.

    Objections to Evidence

    Plaintiff's Objections to Evidence filed July 13, 2020, is sustained as to number 2 (speculation, foundation). The remaining objecti...

  • FAY V. TAHOE-TRUCKEE SANITATION AGENCY

    Jul 24, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Defendant's Demurrer to the Second Amended Complaint is sustained without leave to amend in part and overruled in part.

    As to causes of action two, three, and four, the demurrer is sustained without leave to amend. Plaintiff must challenge his termination by means of a mandamus action. Johnson v...

  • JONES V. POWDR CORP.

    Jul 24, 2020 |  Nevada County

      The Motion for Summary Judgment is continued on the court's own motion to August 3, 2020, at 1:30 pm in Dept. A. The court apologizes for any inconvenience.

    This is the Court's tentative ruling. In order to argue at the hearing, you must notify the parties and thereafter notify the court's law ...

  • ZAHNLEUTER VS. MUELLER

    Jun 04, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Superior Court of Nevada County
    Tentative Ruling
    Truckee Branch

    Katherine Zahnleuter's Petition to Compel Accounting and Surcharge is continued on the court's own motion to July 20, 2020, at 1:30 pm in Dept. A, to be heard after the trial on the first petition is heard. Any opposition ...

  • JONES V. POWDER CORP.

    Jun 04, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Superior Court of Nevada County
    Tentative Ruling
    Truckee Branch

    Defendants' Motion for Protective Order is denied.

    To prevail on motions for protective orders, moving parties have the burden 'to demonstrate that the 'discovery sought is unreasonably cumulative or duplicative, or...

  • ZAHNLEUTER V. MUELLER

    May 29, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Superior Court of Nevada County
    Tentative Ruling
    Truckee Branch

    Respondent Mueller's Motion for Preference is dropped given the rulings made by Judge Tamietti at the Case Management Conference on May 11, 2020.

    Any argument is limited to five minutes. California Rule of Court 3....

  • ZAHNLEUTER V. MUELLER

    May 15, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Superior Court of Nevada County
    Tentative Ruling
    Truckee Branch

    Respondent Mueller's Motion for Preference is continued on the court's own motion to June 1, 2020, at 1:30 pm in Dept. A.

    Any argument is limited to five minutes. California Rule of Court 3.1308, Local Rule 4.05.3....

  • MAYA V. RODRIGUEZ

    Mar 06, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Superior Court of Nevada County
    Tentative Ruling
    Truckee Branch

    Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment is granted.

    Standard of Review

    The function of a motion for summary judgment or adjudication is to allow a determination as to whether an opposing party cannot show ev...

  • SHELL V. VAN DYKE

    Feb 21, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Defendants' Motion to Tax Costs is granted.

    CCP '1033.5 provides that the costs of court proceedings not ordered by the court are not authorized as a cost.

    Here, the court did not order the transcripts. In fact, the court stated, 'if you order a transcript, you get a copy, the Court gest...

  • ACKERMAN V. TAHOE DONNER SKI BOWL CONDO ASSOC.

    Feb 07, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Superior Court of Nevada County
    Tentative Ruling
    Truckee Branch

    Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment/Adjudication is denied.

    Standard of Review

    The function of a motion for summary judgment or adjudication is to allow a determination as to whether an opposing party ca...

  • TB/TRIPLE T VENTURES V. VAN DYKE LAW GROUP

    Dec 07, 2019 |  Nevada County

      Superior Court of Nevada County
    Tentative Ruling
    Truckee Branch

    (1) Petitioners' Motion to Compel Glen Van Dyke's Responses

    Petitioner's Motion to Compel Glen Van Dyke's Responses to Post-Judgment Discovery is granted in part.

    Glen Van Dyke shall provide further response...

  • ZAHNLEUTER VS. MUELLER

    Nov 27, 2019 |  Nevada County

      Superior Court of Nevada County
    Tentative Ruling
    Truckee Branch

    Both Petitioner and Respondent's Motions for Summary Adjudication are continued on the court's own motion to December 9, 2019, at 1:30 pm in Dept. A, to be heard with the Motion to Compel.

    Any argument is limited to...

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Recent Cases by Hon. Robert Lynn Tamietti

Recent Rulings by Hon. Robert Lynn Tamietti

  • LARSON V. POWDR CORPORATION

    Dec 11, 2020 |  Nevada County

      The unopposed Petition for Order Approving Compromise of Minor's Claim is granted as prayed. No appearances are required.

    This is the Court's tentative ruling. In order to argue at the hearing, you must notify the parties and thereafter notify the court's law and motion clerk at (530) 362-4309 ...

  • PRICE V. NORTHERN TRUST CO.

    Dec 11, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Defendant Northern Trust Company's Demurrer to the First Amended Complaint is overruled in part and sustained with leave to amend in part. Defendant Northern Trust Company's Motion to Strike is denied in part and granted with leave to amend in part.

    As to the first cause of action for premises l...

  • FAY V. TAHOE-TRUCKEE SANITATION AGENCY

    Nov 21, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Superior Court of Nevada County
    Tentative Ruling
    Truckee Branch

    Defendant's Demurrer to the Third Amended Complaint is sustained without leave to amend.

    As to causes of action two, three, and four, the demurrer is sustained without leave to amend. Plaintiff must challenge his te...

  • AGUIRRE V. UNITED NATURAL FOODS

    Nov 21, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Superior Court of Nevada County
    Tentative Ruling
    Truckee Branch

    The Trial Setting CMC is continued on the court's own motion to March 15, 2021, at 1:30 pm in Dept. A. Due to COVID restrictions, the court is not setting trials at this time.

    This is the Court's tentative ruling. ...

  • PRICE V. NORTHERN TRUST CO.

    Nov 21, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Superior Court of Nevada County
    Tentative Ruling
    Truckee Branch

    Defendant Northern Trust Company's Demurrer to the First Amended Complaint is overruled in part and sustained with leave to amend in part. Defendant Northern Trust Company's Motion to Strike is denied in part and granted w...

  • MUELLER TRUST

    Oct 02, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Defendant's Demurrer to the Second Amended Petition is dropped as moot. While this court granted Plaintiff's Motion for Leave to Amend and a Proposed Second Amended Petition was attached to that motion, no such Second Amended Petition has ever been filed with the court. As such, there is no court-filed...

  • PAPA V. ZUSY

    Sep 12, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Defendant Town of Truckee's unopposed Demurrer to the Complaint is sustained with leave to amend.

    The complaint fails to allege any statute to support governmental tort liability. In addition, Plaintiff fails to allege facts, not mere conclusions, as to how the Town and/or its employees behave i...

  • PRICE V. NORTHERN TRUST CO.

    Sep 11, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Mr. Rake's unopposed Application to Appear Pro Hac Vice is granted as prayed.

    Mr. Rake is to submit a formal order that sets out verbatim the tentative ruling herein for all five matters and complies with California Rule of Court 3.1312 and is thereafter to prepare, file and serve notice of order...

  • FAY V. TAHOE-TRUCKEE SANITATION

    Sep 11, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Petitioner's Motion for Judgment on Writ of Mandate is denied. The Writ of Mandate is likewise denied.

    Petitioner seeks a complete transcript of all of the proceedings held before the Agency in the matter of his termination appeal. Petitioner contends that the costs of preparing or transcribing...

  • GALLAGHER V. CAMP

    Aug 21, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Defendant's unopposed Motion to Compel Plaintiff's Responses to Form Interrogatories, Special Interrogatories, Request for Production of Documents, and Request for Statement of Damages is granted.

    Plaintiff shall serve responses and responsive documents, without objections, by September 3, 2020.<...

  • JONES V. POWDR CORP.

    Aug 21, 2020 |  Nevada County

      (1) Plaintiff's Motion to Re-Open Discovery

    Plaintiff's Motion to Re-Open Discovery is granted in part. Discovery shall remain open for the limited purpose of finalizing all outstanding discovery requests. No new discovery requests may be issued.

    (2) Defendants' Motion to Bifurcate Liab...

  • MUELLER TRUST

    Aug 01, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Superior Court of Nevada County
    Tentative Ruling
    Truckee Branch

    (1) Amy Mueller's Petition to Invalidate 3rd Amendment

    Provided that Trustor's third daughter does not appear and object after having been properly served, Ms. Mueller's Petition to Invalidate both versions of the T...

  • JONES V. POWDR CORP.

    Aug 01, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Superior Court of Nevada County
    Tentative Ruling
    Truckee Branch

    Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment is denied.

    Objections to Evidence

    Plaintiff's Objections to Evidence filed July 13, 2020, is sustained as to number 2 (speculation, foundation). The remaining objecti...

  • FAY V. TAHOE-TRUCKEE SANITATION AGENCY

    Jul 24, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Defendant's Demurrer to the Second Amended Complaint is sustained without leave to amend in part and overruled in part.

    As to causes of action two, three, and four, the demurrer is sustained without leave to amend. Plaintiff must challenge his termination by means of a mandamus action. Johnson v...

  • JONES V. POWDR CORP.

    Jul 24, 2020 |  Nevada County

      The Motion for Summary Judgment is continued on the court's own motion to August 3, 2020, at 1:30 pm in Dept. A. The court apologizes for any inconvenience.

    This is the Court's tentative ruling. In order to argue at the hearing, you must notify the parties and thereafter notify the court's law ...

  • ZAHNLEUTER VS. MUELLER

    Jun 04, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Superior Court of Nevada County
    Tentative Ruling
    Truckee Branch

    Katherine Zahnleuter's Petition to Compel Accounting and Surcharge is continued on the court's own motion to July 20, 2020, at 1:30 pm in Dept. A, to be heard after the trial on the first petition is heard. Any opposition ...

  • JONES V. POWDER CORP.

    Jun 04, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Superior Court of Nevada County
    Tentative Ruling
    Truckee Branch

    Defendants' Motion for Protective Order is denied.

    To prevail on motions for protective orders, moving parties have the burden 'to demonstrate that the 'discovery sought is unreasonably cumulative or duplicative, or...

  • ZAHNLEUTER V. MUELLER

    May 29, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Superior Court of Nevada County
    Tentative Ruling
    Truckee Branch

    Respondent Mueller's Motion for Preference is dropped given the rulings made by Judge Tamietti at the Case Management Conference on May 11, 2020.

    Any argument is limited to five minutes. California Rule of Court 3....

  • ZAHNLEUTER V. MUELLER

    May 15, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Superior Court of Nevada County
    Tentative Ruling
    Truckee Branch

    Respondent Mueller's Motion for Preference is continued on the court's own motion to June 1, 2020, at 1:30 pm in Dept. A.

    Any argument is limited to five minutes. California Rule of Court 3.1308, Local Rule 4.05.3....

  • MAYA V. RODRIGUEZ

    Mar 06, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Superior Court of Nevada County
    Tentative Ruling
    Truckee Branch

    Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment is granted.

    Standard of Review

    The function of a motion for summary judgment or adjudication is to allow a determination as to whether an opposing party cannot show ev...

  • SHELL V. VAN DYKE

    Feb 21, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Defendants' Motion to Tax Costs is granted.

    CCP '1033.5 provides that the costs of court proceedings not ordered by the court are not authorized as a cost.

    Here, the court did not order the transcripts. In fact, the court stated, 'if you order a transcript, you get a copy, the Court gest...

  • ACKERMAN V. TAHOE DONNER SKI BOWL CONDO ASSOC.

    Feb 07, 2020 |  Nevada County

      Superior Court of Nevada County
    Tentative Ruling
    Truckee Branch

    Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment/Adjudication is denied.

    Standard of Review

    The function of a motion for summary judgment or adjudication is to allow a determination as to whether an opposing party ca...

  • TB/TRIPLE T VENTURES V. VAN DYKE LAW GROUP

    Dec 07, 2019 |  Nevada County

      Superior Court of Nevada County
    Tentative Ruling
    Truckee Branch

    (1) Petitioners' Motion to Compel Glen Van Dyke's Responses

    Petitioner's Motion to Compel Glen Van Dyke's Responses to Post-Judgment Discovery is granted in part.

    Glen Van Dyke shall provide further response...

  • ZAHNLEUTER VS. MUELLER

    Nov 27, 2019 |  Nevada County

      Superior Court of Nevada County
    Tentative Ruling
    Truckee Branch

    Both Petitioner and Respondent's Motions for Summary Adjudication are continued on the court's own motion to December 9, 2019, at 1:30 pm in Dept. A, to be heard with the Motion to Compel.

    Any argument is limited to...

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