Reseda, CA asked in Contracts for California

Q: I wouldn't allow a commissioner to hear my case. Exactly what are all of the forms do I need to file to explain why?

I have 10 days, I'm also concerned because he denied my motion as a recommendation and these Judges don't look past recommendations to even read cases.

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Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II
  • Newport Beach, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Check the website for the court that your case is pending in. If there are forms, they will be on that website. A commissioner can be just as qualified as a judge to hear your case and often spends more time on your case than a judge does. The courts are very backlogged and if you decline the commissioner or the temporary judge, you could go to the end of the line. Welcome to Civil Litigation, now you see why people hire attorneys.

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