WISMETTAC ASIAN FOODS, INC. v. KIM
CASE NO.: VC065294
HEARING: 01/10/17

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TENTATIVE ORDER

Defendant SUNG JIN KIM’s motion to set aside default is GRANTED. (CCP § 473(b).)

The proposed answer, attached to the moving papers, is DEEMED SERVED AND FILED as of the hearing date.

This matter is restored as an active civil case. All parties are ORDERED to appear for a Trial Setting Conference on February 28, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. in Department SE-F.

Defendant SUNG JIN KIM is to remit One Thousand and Fifty Dollars ($1,050.00 = 3 hrs. x $ 350.00/hr.) to Plaintiff as reasonable attorney’s fees for obtaining the default.

Defendant argues that default should be vacated where entry of default against him was caused by Defendant’s mistaken belief that his former counsel, Ms. Dana Moon, “would handle the matter and discuss settlement with the Plaintiff.” (Kim Decl., ¶ 2.) According to Defendant........