Department of Motor Vehicles vs California Highway Patrol et

Case No.: 1416849    

Nature of Proceedings: OSC Failure to Comply with Subpoena Duces Tecum
Santa Barbara County Superior Court
Department 5
Judge Colleen K. Sterne

Tentative Ruling
August 19, 2013

Case: In re Administrative Subpoena [Department of Motor Vehicles] to California Highway Patrol,#1416849
Matter: Order to Show Cause Re Contempt
Tentative Ruling: If counsel for Sergio Menezes does not come forward and agree to accomplish personal service on the California Highway Patrol custodian of records, the court will dissolve the order to show cause issued on May 1, 2013 and dismiss this proceeding.

Background: On April 29, 2013, the Department of Motor Vehicles filed a certification of facts to justify contempt sanction against the California Highway Patrol, Custodian of Records, pursuant to Gov’t Code § 11455.20. On May 1, 2013, the court issued an order to show cause why the court should not order the CHP custodia........