Judge Frank Doughterty | Trellis: Legal Intelligence + Judicial Analytics

Biography

Frank Dougherty is a retired judge of the Superior Court of Merced County, California. He served as the top superior court judge presiding over various legal matters. He retired from the bench in 2009.

Even after his retirement, Daugherty continued to sit as a visiting judge when needed. In 2015, he was assigned to sit as a judge of the Superior Court of Stanislaus County. In 2018, he also sat as Visiting Judge in Calaveras County.

Education

J.D. from Ventura College of Law

Career

Deputy District Attorney at Merced County District Attorney's Office in Merced County, California (1978 to 1986)

District Attorney at Merced County District Attorney's Office in Merced County, California (1986 to 1990)

Judge at Municipal Court of Merced County in Merced County, California (from 1990)

Judge at Superior Court of Merced County in Merced County, California (until 2009)

Recent Rulings by Hon Frank Doughterty

  • JANZEN, ERNEST M, ET AL. V. OCWEN LOAN SERVICING LLC, ET AL.

    Aug 10, 2018 |  Judge Frank Doughterty |  Calaveras County, CA

    Tentative Ruling: The Court notes that neither points and authorities in support nor opposition to the present motion have been filed which originally was granted on an ex parte temporary basis and which has been continued once by stipulation which expressed ongoing efforts to resolved the matter without formal judicial intervention. Based on the foregoing, the Court issues no tentative ruling and requires appearances to update the Court as to the current status of resolution efforts and the parties’ respective positions as to the present motion.


  • MILLS, STEVEN V. DIGNITY HEALTH, ET AL.

    Aug 10, 2018 |  Judge Frank Doughterty |  Calaveras County, CA

    TENTATIVE RULING ON PLAINTIFF’S MOTIONS TO COMPEL DISCOVERY AND DEFENDANT OPTUM360’S MOTION FOR PROTECTIVE ORDER Before the Court for ruling are a total of six motions to compel discovery filed by plaintiff as to defendant Dignity Health dba Mark Twain Medical Center [hereinafter “Mark Twain’] (concerning request for production of documents sets 3 and 4, form interrogatories sets 2 and 3, special interrogatories set 2, and requests for admission set 2) and defendant Optum360’s motion for protective order, all of which were submitted to a discovery referee who filed his


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