Michael Cognata vs. Metropolitan Pool Builders Inc

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The court's tentative ruling is to:

Sustain demurrer without leave to amend as to Ronald Grijalva (Grijalva). Overrule demurrer as to Metropolitan Poolbuilders Inc. (Metropolitan) Answer to be filed within 10 days.


Demurrer is only appropriate where the grounds for objection appear on the face of the complaint or from any matter of which the court is required to or may take judicial n........