7 Cited authorities

  1. Parsons v. Bristol Development Co.

    62 Cal.2d 861 (Cal. 1965)   Cited 1,197 times
    In Parsons v. Bristol Dev. Co., supra, 62 Cal.2d at page 866, the court commented that "even in the absence of extrinsic evidence, the trial court's interpretation of a written instrument must be accepted '"if such interpretation is reasonable, or if [it] is one of two or more reasonable constructions of the instrument" [citation].'"
  2. Grand Prospect Partners, L.P. v. Ross Dress for Less, Inc.

    232 Cal.App.4th 1332 (Cal. Ct. App. 2015)   Cited 46 times
    Holding that contractual provision was a penalty based on factfinding that merchant anticipated no damages from breach with no mention of third-party liability
  3. Powers v. Dickson, Carlson Campillo

    54 Cal.App.4th 1102 (Cal. Ct. App. 1997)   Cited 57 times

    Docket No. B092041. May 5, 1997. Appeal from Superior Court of Los Angeles County, No. BC119244, Daniel A. Curry, Judge. COUNSEL Archbald Spray, Kenneth L. Moes and Karen Burgett for Defendants and Appellants. Valensi, Rose Magaram, M. Laurie Murphy and Kenneth L. Heisz for Plaintiffs and Respondents. OPINION GRIGNON, J. Defendants and appellants Dickson, Carlson Campillo; Maguire, Toghia Orbach; and Nicholas J. Toghia appeal from the denial of their petition to compel arbitration in this legal malpractice

  4. McCaffrey Grp., Inc. v. Superior Court

    224 Cal.App.4th 1330 (Cal. Ct. App. 2014)   Cited 26 times

    F066080 03-24-2014 The MCCAFFREY GROUP, INC., Petitioner, v. SUPERIOR COURT of California, County of Fresno, Respondent, Jesus Cital, et al., Real Parties in Interest. Jackson, DeMarco, Tidus & Peckenpaugh, Edward A. Galloway and Paige H. Gosney, Irvine, for Petitioner. No appearance for Respondent. Milstein Adelman, Fred M. Adelman, Santa Monica, Mayo L. Makarczyk, Pasadena, and Jonathan P. Staffeldt, Santa Monica, for Real Parties in Interest. Gomes, J. Jackson, DeMarco, Tidus & Peckenpaugh, Edward

  5. Rule 5 - Serving and Filing Pleadings and Other Papers

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 5   Cited 21,029 times   16 Legal Analyses
    Allowing service by filing papers with the court's electronic-filing system
  6. Section 1638 - Language governs interpretation

    Cal. Civ. Code § 1638   Cited 1,324 times
    Governing interpretation of contracts
  7. Section 310 - Duties of court

    Cal. Evid. Code § 310   Cited 118 times
    Referring to admissibility of evidence as a rule of evidence: "All questions of law (including but not limited to questions concerning the construction of statutes and other writings, the admissibility of evidence, and other rules of evidence) are to be decided by the court."