The Honorable Stephen H. Baker

Shasta County Superior Court, Department 3

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Biography

The Hon. Stephen H. Baker is a judge for the Superior Court of Shasta County in California. He was appointed to the bench by former Governor Gray Davis in 2003, filling a vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Gregory Caskey.

Baker earned a B.S. from the University of Oregon. He then completed a J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1986.

Prior to his appointment to the bench, Baker was a partner at Carr, Kennedy, Peterson & Frost, specializing in business, employment, and labor law matters.

He has served as president of the Shasta-Trinity Counties Bar Association. He has also been appointed to serve on the Judicial Council of California.

Baker was born and raised in Redding, California. Both his father (Robert W. Baker) and his grandfather (Hiram R. Baker) served as the district attorney of Shasta County.

Recent Rulings by Hon. Stephen H. Baker

  • IN RE GRANGNELLI

    Oct 15, 2019 |  Judge Stephen H. Baker |  Shasta County, CA

    Tentative Ruling on Petition for Change of Name: Petitioner, Robert James Grangnelli seeks to change his Petition is GRANTED. All future dates will be vacated and the file closed upon the processing of the Decree Changing Name.

    ...

  • IN RE LONG

    Oct 15, 2019 |  Judge Stephen H. Baker |  Shasta County, CA

    Tentative Ruling on Petition for Change of Name: Petitioner Elizabeth Rachel Long seeks to change her name to Elizabeth Rachel Noe. The Court requires proof of publication before the Petition may be granted. Additionally, the Court notes that there are two defects in the Petition. The Petitioner has failed...

  • IN RE ESTEP

    Oct 15, 2019 |  Judge Stephen H. Baker |  Shasta County, CA

    Tentative Ruling on Petition for Change of Name: Petitioner Cassandra Estep seeks to change the name of her minor son. The Order to Show Cause required publication in the Record Searchlight. No Certificate of Publication has been filed. Additionally, a petition that has been brought by only one parent, lik...

  • WINTER VS. WILLIAMS, ET AL

    Oct 15, 2019 |  Judge Stephen H. Baker |  Shasta County, CA

    The moving party has submitted a request to withdraw the present motion. The request was unaccompanied by an order. The Court will treat the request as a Notice of Withdrawal. The hearings are dropped from calendar.

    ...

  • IN RE LONG

    Oct 15, 2019 |  Judge Stephen H. Baker |  Shasta County, CA

    Tentative Ruling on Petition for Change of Name: Petitioner Elizabeth Rachel Long seeks to change her name to Elizabeth Rachel Noe. The Court requires proof of publication before the Petition may be granted. Additionally, the Court notes that there are two defects in the Petition. The Petitioner has failed...

  • IN RE GRANGNELLI

    Oct 15, 2019 |  Judge Stephen H. Baker |  Shasta County, CA

    Tentative Ruling on Petition for Change of Name: Petitioner, Robert James Grangnelli seeks to change his Petition is GRANTED. All future dates will be vacated and the file closed upon the processing of the Decree Changing Name.

    ...

  • IN RE ESTEP

    Oct 15, 2019 |  Judge Stephen H. Baker |  Shasta County, CA

    Tentative Ruling on Petition for Change of Name: Petitioner Cassandra Estep seeks to change the name of her minor son. The Order to Show Cause required publication in the Record Searchlight. No Certificate of Publication has been filed. Additionally, a petition that has been brought by only one parent, lik...

  • JONES VS. MECHANICS BANK, ET AL

    Oct 15, 2019 |  Judge Stephen H. Baker |  Shasta County, CA

    Tentative Ruling on Motion to Strike: Defendant, Mechanics Bank moves for an order striking the Third Cause of Action for Breach of an Implied Contract and Plaintiff’s requests for relief seeking punitive damages and attorney’s fees. Procedural History: On October 15, 2018, Plaintiff filed the present empl...

  • JONES VS. MECHANICS BANK, ET AL

    Oct 15, 2019 |  Judge Stephen H. Baker |  Shasta County, CA

    Tentative Ruling on Motion to Strike: Defendant, Mechanics Bank moves for an order striking the Third Cause of Action for Breach of an Implied Contract and Plaintiff’s requests for relief seeking punitive damages and attorney’s fees. Procedural History: On October 15, 2018, Plaintiff filed the present empl...

  • JH KELLY, LLC VS. PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY

    Oct 7, 2019 |  Judge Stephen H. Baker |  Shasta County, CA

    This matter is on calendar for status of bankruptcy. No documentation has been filed to provide the Court with a status of the bankruptcy. No request for dismissal has been filed. The parties are ordered to appear to provide the Court with a status of the bankruptcy.

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Recent Rulings by Hon. Stephen H. Baker

  • IN RE GRANGNELLI

    Oct 15, 2019 |  Judge Stephen H. Baker |  Shasta County, CA

    Tentative Ruling on Petition for Change of Name: Petitioner, Robert James Grangnelli seeks to change his Petition is GRANTED. All future dates will be vacated and the file closed upon the processing of the Decree Changing Name.

    ...

  • IN RE LONG

    Oct 15, 2019 |  Judge Stephen H. Baker |  Shasta County, CA

    Tentative Ruling on Petition for Change of Name: Petitioner Elizabeth Rachel Long seeks to change her name to Elizabeth Rachel Noe. The Court requires proof of publication before the Petition may be granted. Additionally, the Court notes that there are two defects in the Petition. The Petitioner has failed...

  • IN RE ESTEP

    Oct 15, 2019 |  Judge Stephen H. Baker |  Shasta County, CA

    Tentative Ruling on Petition for Change of Name: Petitioner Cassandra Estep seeks to change the name of her minor son. The Order to Show Cause required publication in the Record Searchlight. No Certificate of Publication has been filed. Additionally, a petition that has been brought by only one parent, lik...

  • WINTER VS. WILLIAMS, ET AL

    Oct 15, 2019 |  Judge Stephen H. Baker |  Shasta County, CA

    The moving party has submitted a request to withdraw the present motion. The request was unaccompanied by an order. The Court will treat the request as a Notice of Withdrawal. The hearings are dropped from calendar.

    ...

  • IN RE LONG

    Oct 15, 2019 |  Judge Stephen H. Baker |  Shasta County, CA

    Tentative Ruling on Petition for Change of Name: Petitioner Elizabeth Rachel Long seeks to change her name to Elizabeth Rachel Noe. The Court requires proof of publication before the Petition may be granted. Additionally, the Court notes that there are two defects in the Petition. The Petitioner has failed...

  • IN RE GRANGNELLI

    Oct 15, 2019 |  Judge Stephen H. Baker |  Shasta County, CA

    Tentative Ruling on Petition for Change of Name: Petitioner, Robert James Grangnelli seeks to change his Petition is GRANTED. All future dates will be vacated and the file closed upon the processing of the Decree Changing Name.

    ...

  • IN RE ESTEP

    Oct 15, 2019 |  Judge Stephen H. Baker |  Shasta County, CA

    Tentative Ruling on Petition for Change of Name: Petitioner Cassandra Estep seeks to change the name of her minor son. The Order to Show Cause required publication in the Record Searchlight. No Certificate of Publication has been filed. Additionally, a petition that has been brought by only one parent, lik...

  • JONES VS. MECHANICS BANK, ET AL

    Oct 15, 2019 |  Judge Stephen H. Baker |  Shasta County, CA

    Tentative Ruling on Motion to Strike: Defendant, Mechanics Bank moves for an order striking the Third Cause of Action for Breach of an Implied Contract and Plaintiff’s requests for relief seeking punitive damages and attorney’s fees. Procedural History: On October 15, 2018, Plaintiff filed the present empl...

  • JONES VS. MECHANICS BANK, ET AL

    Oct 15, 2019 |  Judge Stephen H. Baker |  Shasta County, CA

    Tentative Ruling on Motion to Strike: Defendant, Mechanics Bank moves for an order striking the Third Cause of Action for Breach of an Implied Contract and Plaintiff’s requests for relief seeking punitive damages and attorney’s fees. Procedural History: On October 15, 2018, Plaintiff filed the present empl...

  • JH KELLY, LLC VS. PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY

    Oct 7, 2019 |  Judge Stephen H. Baker |  Shasta County, CA

    This matter is on calendar for status of bankruptcy. No documentation has been filed to provide the Court with a status of the bankruptcy. No request for dismissal has been filed. The parties are ordered to appear to provide the Court with a status of the bankruptcy.

    ...

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