Category Archives: Writs & Appeals

Appealing an administrative agency decision? Extend your time to file a Petition for Writ of Administrative Mandate by requesting the administrative record at the right time.

California Gov. Code § 11523 governs the time to seek judicial review of a variety of administrative decisions. (See, e.g., Fair Employment and Housing Com’n v. Superior Court (2004) 115 Cal.App.4th 629.) Section 11523 provides that a petition for a … Continue reading

Appealing Discovery Sanctions in California

In California, only sanction orders or judgments exceeding $5,000 are appealable prior to final judgment. (Code Civ. Proc., § 904.1, subd. (a)(12).) If you want to appeal a sanction award less than $5,000, you have to wait until after entry … Continue reading

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