POOPAK KHOSROWSHAHI VS SHAHIDEH KHODADADI, ET AL.

Case No.: 18STCV00616    



poopak khosrowshahi, Plaintiff, v. SHAHIDEH KHODADADI, et. al. Defendant.

Case No.: 18STCV00616

Hearing Date: January 18, 2019

[TENTATIVE] order RE:

special motion to strike pursuant to ccp §425.16

BACKGROUND

On October 9, 2018, Plaintiff Poopak Khosrowshahi (“Plaintiff”) filed a complaint against Defendants Shahideh Khodadadi; The Law Offices of M. Azhar Asadi & Associates APC; and M. Azhar Asadi, an individual for malicious prosecution. The cause of action arises out of an underlying case Shahideh Khodadi v. Poopak Khosrowshahi et. al., LASC No. BC671233.

ANALYSIS

In ruling on a special motion to strike pursuant to CCP § 425.16, the court engages in a two-step process. First, the court decides whether defendant has made a threshold showing that the challenged cause of action is one arising from protected activity (i.e., that the act or acts of which plai........