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Fontaine v. Superior Court of Santa Clara County, No. H033811

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By FindLaw Staff on July 08, 2009 1:27 PM

Peremptory writ vacating the trial court's order granting defendant Vargas' motion to transfer the action to Orange County Superior Court is granted where plaintiff's action arises from a consumer transaction specified in the statutory venue exception of Code of Civil Procedure sec. 395 (b) and thus venue is proper in the court of the county of his residence.   

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Appellate Information
APPEAL from Santa Clara County Superior Court Superior Court.
SIXTH APPELLATE DISTRICT
Filed June 10, 2009
PUBLISHED July 7, 2009

Judges
Before: BAMATTRE-MANOUKIAN, ACTING P.J., MIHARA, J., MCADAMS, J.
Opinion by BAMATTRE-MANOUKIAN, ACTING P.J.

Counsel
For Petitioner: Frederick William Schwinn, Raeon R. Roulston, Consumer Law Center, Inc.

For Real Parties in Interest: Michael Raymond Williams, Finlayson, Augustini & Williams, LLP.

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