The Honorable Susanne M. Fenstermacher

Contra Costa County Superior Court, Department 15

Biography

The Hon. Susanne M. Fenstermacher is a judge for the Superior Court of Contra Costa County in California. She was appointed to the bench by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2005.

Fenstermacher earned a B.A. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley. She then completed a J.D. from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law.

She began her legal career working with her father as an attorney at O.F. Fenstermacher Professional Corp., where she specialized in family law for nineteen years. Then, in 1998, when her father retired, she started her own private practice as a sole practitioner.

Fenstermacher served as President of the Contra Costa County Bar Association as well as the chairperson of the Contra Costa County Bar Association Fee Arbitration Panel. She was also the first female President of the Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce.

She has sat on the Board of Directors of the Contra Costa Barrister Association and the Board of Trustees for the Contra Costa Legal Services Foundation.

Her father, the Hon. Oliver Fenstermacher, served on the Superior Court of Contra Costa County during the 1960s.

Recent Rulings by Hon. Susanne M. Fenstermacher

Recent Rulings by Hon. Susanne M. Fenstermacher

  • CONS. OF JUNE ONALEE LARSEN

    Jul 22, 2020 |  Contra Costa County

    RE: THIRD ACCT AND REPORT AND PET’N FOR SETTLEMENT

    FILED ON 01/31/20 BY LINDA BATY

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW BY THE JUDGE

    Petition Approved

    Proposed Order Submitted

    No Appearance Required

    JUNE ONALEE LARSEN TRACY REGLI

    LI...

  • CONS. OF MICHAEL MAHANEY

    Jul 22, 2020 |  Contra Costa County

    RE: FIRST AMENDED 1ST ACCT & RPT, FOR FEES & COSTS

    FILED ON 02/26/20 BY KELLIE HAYES

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW BY THE JUDGE

    Petition Approved

    Proposed Order Submitted

    No Appearance Required

    KELLIE HAYES KONSTANTINE A DEMIRIS

    ...

  • RE: FIRST AND FINAL REPORT, PET’N FOR APPROVAL FOR COSTS/FEES, FINAL

    Jul 21, 2020 |  Contra Costa County

    DISTRIBUTION

    FILED ON 01/09/20 BY TRAVIS D COLBERT

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW BY THE JUDGE

    Petition Approved

    Proposed Order Submitted

    No Appearance Required

    CLARENCE CANNON MATTHEW S TOTH

    JULIUS C COLBERT

    TRAVIS D ...

  • IN THE MATTER OF THE MARJORIE L BERTRAND TRUST

    Jul 21, 2020 |  Contra Costa County

    RE: PET’N FOR ORDER CONFIRMING TRUST ASSETS

    FILED ON 03/21/19 BY CYNTHIA L GORMAN

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW BY THE JUDGE

    Need:

    1. Appearances to report status, including settlement

    2. Proposed Order

    Note: Objections filed by Kare...

  • MATTER OF BYPASS TRUST UNDER BARKER FAMILY TRUST

    Jul 21, 2020 |  Contra Costa County

    RE: OBJECTION TO REFEREE'S REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION

    FILED ON 02/04/20 BY CHARLES BARKER III

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW BY THE JUDGE

    Moving paper is in Vol. 3 Need:

    1. Appearances

    2. Objection verified. PrC § 1021. CCP § 2015.5. CRC 7.103...

  • ESTATE OF JAMES OBY

    Jul 21, 2020 |  Contra Costa County

    RE: PET’N FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION

    FILED ON 03/30/20 BY SANDRA OBY

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW BY THE JUDGE

    Sandra Oby, sister, still must do the following:

    1. File proof of mailing a copy of the Petition for Probate to all persons entitled t...

  • RE: PET’N FOR ATTY FEES & COSTS, TERMINATION OF APPT

    Jul 20, 2020 |  Contra Costa County

    FILED ON 12/06/19 BY TRACY S REGLI

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW BY THE JUDGE

    Drop. Duplicate entry.

    File w/ 7-13 calendar

    Need appearances to report status of filing accounting

    Note: Letters of Conservatorship issued to William Shaw 7-25-19...

  • GRDSHP OF KARANPREET SINGH

    Jul 20, 2020 |  Contra Costa County

    RE: PET'N FOR SPECIAL IMMIGRANT JUVENILE FINDINGS

    FILED ON 12/23/19 BY ANUJ MALHOTRA

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW BY THE JUDGE

    Drop. Superseded by Line # 6.B.

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW BY THE JUDGE

    Denise Coope...

  • CONS. OF MARC PARUTA

    Jul 20, 2020 |  Contra Costa County

    RE: FIRST ACCT AND RPT OF CONSERVATOR FOR ALLOWANCE

    FILED ON 07/24/19 BY ERIC BERSON

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW BY THE JUDGE

    Drop.

    Note: Order Settling First Account filed 1-31-2020.

    ERIC BERSON FREDRIC L WEBSTER

    MARC G. PARUTA SC...

  • RE: TRIAL SETTING RE: PET'N FOR LIMITED C'SHIP SET BY D15 (FILED 5/17/19 BY M. PHILLIPS)

    Jul 20, 2020 |  Contra Costa County

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW BY THE JUDGE

    Need appearances

    ...

  • ESTATE OF DONALD DELLA NINA

    Jul 16, 2020 |  Contra Costa County

    RE: SPOUSAL PROPERTY PETITION

    FILED ON 06/04/20 BY GAIL DELLA NINA

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW BY THE JUDGE

    Petition Approved

    Proposed Order Submitted

    No Appearance Required

    DONALD DELLA NINA

    GAIL DELLA NINA JENNIFER L. WAL...

  • RE: PET’N FOR PROBATE OF ORIGINAL WILL AND FOR LTRS TESTAMENTARY

    Jul 14, 2020 |  Contra Costa County

    FILED ON 04/01/20 BY DAVID THOMAS REYNOLDS

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW BY THE JUDGE

    Need:

    1. Proof of Subscribing Witness Form DE-131. PrC § 8220.

    2. Order for Probate Form DE-140

    Note: Bond will be fixed at $20,000.00.

    CHARLES MAR...

  • CONS. OF EVELYN BACKMAN

    Jul 13, 2020 |  Contra Costa County

    RE: PET’N FOR AUTHORITY FOR A REVERSE MORTGAGE

    FILED ON 06/25/20 BY WILLIAM SHAW

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW BY THE JUDGE

    Need:

    Proof of mailing to all persons entitled to receive notice

    CHARLES TONELLI MATTHEW B TALBOT

    DAVID L TON...

  • CONS. OF GERALDINE ROSINE

    Jul 13, 2020 |  Contra Costa County

    RE: PET'N FOR APPT OF CONSEVATOR, PERSON & EST

    FILED ON 12/11/19 BY DEBRA A. JOHNSON

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW BY THE JUDGE

    Need:

    1. Appearances to report status

    2. Order Appointing Probate Conservator Form GC-340 (adopted 1-15-16)

    ...

  • PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW BY THE JUDGE

    Jul 13, 2020 |  Contra Costa County

    Need:

    1. Appearances

    2. Court Investigator’s Report

    3. Proposed Order

    Notes:

    1. Per 8-12-19 minute order, mother appeared in objection and counsel was appointed for mother, father and minor.

    2. Per 11-18-19 minute order, this matter will be set for trial.

    ...

  • RE: PET'N FOR INSTRUCTIONS, TERM OF POWERS, REQ TO RTN

    Jul 09, 2020 |  Contra Costa County

    FILED ON 12/30/19 BY RODNEY BATONGBACAL

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW BY THE JUDGE

    Need appearances

    Notes:

    1. Objection filed by Edwin Batongbacal and Eric Batongbacal 2-26-20. 2. Motion to Strike Rodney Batongbacal’s Petition for Instructions filed...

  • ESTATE OF THOMAS BAGOT

    Jul 07, 2020 |  Contra Costa County

    RE: SPOUSAL PROPERTY PETITION

    FILED ON 06/17/20 BY LAURA GENTILE

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW BY THE JUDGE

    Need:

    Proposed Order

    LAURA GENTILE LEE L KASTER

    THOMAS BAGOT

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW ...

  • RE: PET’N FOR PROBATE OF COPY OF WILL & LTRS OF ADMIN W/ AUTH UNDER

    Jul 07, 2020 |  Contra Costa County

    IAEA

    FILED ON 05/28/20 BY DEVIN PEAL

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW BY THE JUDGE

    Need:

    Proof of Publication. PrC § 8120

    DEVIN PEAL JOCELYN M. GODINHO

    MAELENE WINROW

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW BY TH...

  • ESTATE OF THOMAS BAGOT

    Jul 07, 2020 |  Contra Costa County

    RE: SPOUSAL PROPERTY PETITION

    FILED ON 06/17/20 BY LAURA GENTILE

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW BY THE JUDGE

    Need:

    Proposed Order

    LAURA GENTILE LEE L KASTER

    THOMAS BAGOT

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW ...

  • ESTATE OF NANCY PULPANECK

    Jul 02, 2020 |  Contra Costa County

    RE: PET’N FOR LETTERS PF ADMINISTRATION

    FILED ON 05/15/20 BY FREDERICK PULPANECK

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW BY THE JUDGE

    Need:

    Proof of Publication. PrC § 8120

    FREDERICK PULPANECK PATRICIA A LEONG

    NANCY PULPANECK

    PROBATE E...

  • RE: PET’N FOR LETTERS PF ADMINISTRATION

    Jul 02, 2020 |  Contra Costa County

    FILED ON 05/15/20 BY FREDERICK PULPANECK

    Need:

    Proof of Publication. PrC § 8120

    FREDERICK PULPANECK PATRICIA A LEONG

    NANCY PULPANECK

    Petition Approved

    Proposed Order Submitted

    No Appearance Required

    CHRISTOPHER SWANSTON OLIVER W. BRAY

    ...

  • RE: PET’N FOR APPT OF GDN, PERSON

    Jun 24, 2020 |  Contra Costa County

    FILED ON 05/15/20 BY JAEL EUNICE GUTIERREZ RODRIGUEZ

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW BY THE JUDGE

    Need:

    1. Appearances

    The Court is still waiting for:

    A. Court Investigator’s Report

    ...

  • RE: FIRST ACCOUNT FOR PERIOD JANUARY 1, 2011 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2011 FILED ON 08/23/19 BY RONALD G SANDY

    Jun 18, 2020 |  Contra Costa County

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW BY THE JUDGE

    Need appearances

    FILED ON 11/06/19 BY RONALD G SANDY

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW BY THE JUDGE

    Need appearances

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW BY ...

  • RE: FIRST ACCOUNT FOR THE PERIOD JANUARY 1, 2010 THROUGH DECEMBER 31,

    Jun 18, 2020 |  Contra Costa County

    2010

    FILED ON 08/29/19 BY RONALD G SANDY

    PROBATE EXAMINER NOTES-SUBJECT TO REVISION AFTER REVIEW BY THE JUDGE

    Need appearances

    ...

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