BONNIE DUBOFF VS LINDA SCHERMER ET AL



bonnie duboff, vs. linda schermer , et al.; BC617750; JULY 27, 2018

[Tentative] Order RE: DEFENDANT LINDA SCHERMER’S REQUEST FOR MISTRIAL

Defendant Linda Schermer’s Request for Mistrial is GRANTED. The Court VACATES the April 5, 2018 Minute Order and the Proposed Statement of Decision contained therein finding in favor of Plaintiff on the standing issue.

Background

Phase one of the trial, on the issue of Plaintiff Bonnie Duboff’s (“Duboff”) standing to bring this action, took place on April 4 and 5, 2018. Upon close of evidence, the parties waived closing arguments, and the Court found in favor of Duboff on the issue of standing. The Court ordered Duboff to prepare a proposed Statement of Decision and set a hearing regarding the Statement of Decision for April 20, 2018.

Phase two of the trial, a jury trial on the remaining issues, was continued from May 2, 2018 as a result of the withdrawal of cou........