MONA FIELD et al VS. DEBRA BOWEN et al

Case No.: CGC10502018    

Motion For Declaration And Attys Fees


Matter on calendar for Wednesday, August 1, 2012, Line 5, PLAINTIFFS MONA FIELD, RICHARD WINGER, STEPHEN CHESSIN, JENNIFER WOZNIAK, JEFF MACKLER, RODNEY MARTIN'S Motion For Declaration And AttORNEys Fees.


Judge Woolard of this Court denied plaintiffs' motion for preliminary injunction. The Court of Appeal affirmed that ruling and held that plaintiffs were unlikely to prevail on the merits as a matter of law. Field v. Bowen, 199 Cal.App.4th 346 (2011). This Court subsequently granted judgment in defendants' favor. Thereafter, the Legislature enacted AB 1413.


Now two groups of parties seek attorneys' fees: the plaintiffs, and interveners. Both motions are denied.


Plaintiffs' Motion


Citing CCP ? 1021.5, plaintiffs seek nearly $2 million in attorney's fees claiming that they were the catalyst fo........