SUBJECT: Motion for judgment on the pleadings

Moving Party: Defendants Sunrise Financial LLC, Shahram Elyaszadeh, Yonah Samih, Citivest Financial Services Inc., and Edward Mazzarino

Resp. Party: Plaintiff Lucerne Valley LLC

The motion for judgment on the pleadings is DENIED as to Sunrise, Elyaszadeh, and Samih. The motion is GRANTED as to Citivest and Mazzarino.


Plaintiff commenced this action on 8/18/15 against defendants on the following causes of action: (1) vacate trustee’s deed of sale; (2) vacate trustee’s deed of sale; (3) quiet title; (4) breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty; (5) fraud; and (6) violation of Business and Professions Code section 17200. The actions pertain to plaintiff’s agreement with Sunrise to secure refinancing of loans plaintiff had with other lenders.


Defendants seek judgment on the pleadings as........