Defendant Fariba Djahanbani’s demurrer to the First Amended Complaint is OVERRULED.

On May 14, 2019, Plaintiff Soleimani & Associates APLC (“Plaintiff”) filed the instant breach of contract suit against Defendant Fariba Djahanbani (“Defendant”). The operative First Amended Complaint (“FAC”) states three causes of action for breach of contract; open book account; and account stated. The FAC alleges that Defendant retained Plaintiff to represent the interest of Defendant in a family law matter on December 6, 2011. As of March 2019, Defendant owes $114,089.76 to Plaintiff based on legal services rendered.

On October 29, 2019, Defendant demurred to each cause of action. On February 20, 2020, Plaintiff filed an opposition. On February 25, 2020, Defendant filed a reply.

Legal Standard

A demurrer for sufficiency tests whether the complaint states a cause of action. (Hahn v. Mirda (2007) 147 Cal.App.4th 740, 747.) When considering d........