Erik Halsted vs. Meritage Homes of California Inc

Case No.: 34-2017-00210901-CU-CD-GDS     Track Rulings In Case

This action is related to Plaintiff's allegations of construction defect against Defendant. In the construct defect context, the proper court is "the superior court in the county where the real property that is the subject of the action" is located. (Code Civ. Proc. § 392(a).) Accordingly, venue is proper in Yolo County and improper in Sacramento County.

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