Date: 3/13/20

Case No: Mona Seraji v. Mehrzad Seraji (19STCV37195)


Plaintiff Mona Seraji’s Motion for Trial Preference is DENIED.

While this action involves serious allegations of domestic violence, plaintiff does not sufficiently explain how the interests of justice, specifically, the safety of plaintiff and her children, would be promoted if trial were advanced. Indeed, on February 28, 2020, this Court struck plaintiff’s prayer to enjoin eviction from the family residence, because plaintiff did not show that there was no adequate remedy at law. Thus, trial preference in this action would not necessarily advance any determination that plaintiff should not be evicted from the family residence.

In any event, implicit in plaintiff’s motion is the assumption that this Court will maintain the originally scheduled trial date of April 14, 2021. The Order tra........