North Central District

Elmer aguilar, Plaintiff, v. victor cornejo galeana, et al., Defendants.

Case No.: EC068921

Hearing Date: May 24, 2019

[TENTATIVE] order RE:

anti-slapp motion pursuant to ccp §425.16

BACKGROUND

A. Allegations of the Operative Complaint

Plaintiff Elmer Aguilar (“Plaintiff”) alleges that he has worked as a pastor for 32 years and has had a good reputation in his personal life and chastity. He alleges that Defendants Victor Cornejo Galeana (“Mr. Cornejo”) and Catalina Cornejo Alor (“Mrs. Cornejo”) have tried to remove him from his position at church.

Plaintiff alleges that on July 20, 2018, Mr. Cornejo accused him of inappropriately touching his daughter, Defendant Yadira Cornejo Alor (“Yadira Cornejo”) when she was a minor. Plaintiff, Mr. Cornejo, and Mrs. Cornejo met on July 31, 2018 at Alhambra Park to discuss the matter, wherein Mr.........