Court Changes at Edelman Children’s Courthouse

August 15, 2019 – Effective August 26, 2019, the Edmund D. Edelman Children’s Courthouse, located at 201 Centre Plaza Drive, Monterey Park, 91754, will implement the following department changes: Department D401 will be renumbered as D418; Department D418 will be renumbered as D401; Judge Akemi Arakaki, currently assigned to Department D414, will move to the…

Cal Supreme Court Rules on Class Certification Ascertainability

August 13, 2019 – Rejecting multiple Court of Appeal decisions requiring that plaintiffs provide an administratively feasible method to identify putative class members, the California Supreme Court in Sacramento has held that a proposed class is “ascertainable” when it is defined “in terms of objective characteristics and common transactional facts” that make “the ultimate identification…