Not One Animal Harmed vs WGA BEL VILLAGGIO III LP

Defendants Meissner-Jacquet Real Estate Management Group, Inc., Pathfinder Partners, LLC and PFP Temecula Real Estate Holdings, LLC's motion for attorneys' fees is denied. Addressing a procedural issue, based on court records showing Plaintiffs' opposition was filed on February 27, 2017, and based on the Proof of Service showing service by electronic delivery on February 27, 2017, the court finds Plaintiffs' opposition was timely filed and served. Defendants fail to provide any authority for the award of attorneys' fees to Defendants in this case. Defendants rely on CC § 1717, CCP § 998, CCP § 425.16 to support their motion. None of these statutes allows for the award of attorneys' fees to Defendants in this case. CC § 1717 [Action on contract, award of attorney's fees and costs; prevailing party; deposit of amounts in insured, interest-bearing account; damages not based on contract] allows for recovery of attor........