Category Archives: Vexatious Litigant Statutes

Stop Vexatious and Frivolous Litigation In California Courts

Stop Vexatious and Frivolous Litigation In California Courts It’s easy to stop vexatious litigation and relieve court congestion in California.  Simply amend California’s vexatious litigant statute (“VLS”) to delete the words “in propria persona” from Cal.Civ.Proc.Code, sec’s 391(b)1, 391(b)2, and … Continue reading

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Categories of So-Called “Vexatious Litigants”

In general usage the term, “vexatious” refers to someone who does something blameworthy – someone who deliberately harasses or annoys someone else. “. . . lacking justification and intended to harass . . .” (Webster’s Third New International Dictionary, 2002, … Continue reading

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VL Petition to Sign

Petition our readers may want to sign, “Chief Justice of Judicial Council,: Abolish the vexatious litigant statute in family law cases in California..” Here’s the link: http://www.change.org/p/chief-justice-of-judicial-council-abolish-the-vexatious-litigant-statute-in-family-law-cases-in-california

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About the Word “Vexatious”

[First published November 26, 2013 –  1393 views until now] About the word “Vexatious” In general usage, the word “vexatious” means blameworthy English language dictionaries define “vexatious” conduct as conduct that is blameworthy. “Vexatious”, in general usage, refers to someone … Continue reading

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Pierce v. Cantil-Sakauye class action Opening Brief filed 11-08-2013

[First published Nov.15, 2013 – 493 views until now] Pierce v. Cantil-Sakauye class action Opening Brief filed 11-08-2013 “Arch Cunningham, the attorney representing the class of parents who were stigmatized as vexatious, has filed his opening brief with the Ninth … Continue reading

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How Vague is “Frivolous”? – Part 2

[First published Mar 25, 2014 – republished Dec 8, 2014 after 466 views] Under sec. 391(b)(3) of California’s so-called “Vexatious Litigant” statute (California Civil Procedure Code Sec.391 et seq – “VLS”) a pro se litigant may be punished for engaging … Continue reading

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Prior Restraint Errors in Wolfgram v. Wells Fargo – Part 2

[First published Oct. 31, 2013 – 233 views until now] Judge Morrison’s Error # 4 – A “Partial Restriction” is still a “prior restraint” Judge Morrison holds that what he describes as a “partial restriction” does not constitute a prior … Continue reading

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Prior Restraint Errors in Wolfgram v. Wells Fargo – Part 1

[First published Oct. 31, 2013 – 293 views until now] Prior Restraint Errors in Wolfgram v. Wells Fargo – Part 1 Wolfgram v Wells Fargo Bank (1997) 53 Cal.App.4th 43, is the opinion cited in case after case – often … Continue reading

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Wolfe v. George – Judge Kleinfeld’s Judicial Shortchange

[First published Oct. 23, 2013 – 216 views until now] California’s so-called “Vexatious Litigants” Statute” (“VLS” – California Civil Procedure Code Section 391 et seq) was passed by the California Legislature in 1963. The VLS permits a defendant to move … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with Taliaferro v. Hoogs?

[First published Nov. 10, 2013 – 231 views] What’s wrong with Taliaferro? Taliaferro v. Hoogs (1965) 236 Cal.App.2d 521 is an appellate court opinion widely cited for upholding the constitutionality (of the original version) of California’s so-called “Vexatious Litigants” statute … Continue reading

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