Plaintiffs Maria de Lopez and Rodrigo Lopez, acting in propria persona moves the court to reconsider the court’s denial of her previous motion for reconsideration on August 2, 2019.

The relief Plaintiff seeks is vacating a judgment pursuant to a settlement agreement of June 27, 2019. At that time all parties were represented by counsel. Plaintiffs’ counsel subsequently withdrew by noticed motion.

Plaintiffs acknowledge that their initial motion for reconsideration was denied on August 3, 2019. That was an ex parte motion, and the court invited Plaintiffs to file a noticed motion.

Motions for reconsideration are governed by CCP §1008 and its requirements are jurisdictional – i.e. the court cannot grant relief unless the statutory requirements are met. This is to prevent successive motions on the same issue unless there are either new facts which could not have been presented earlier or a change in law. CCP §1008:

“(a) When an........