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Holtzman v. Cirgadyne – Reply to Opposition to Demurrer to Complaint

Holtzman v. Cirgadyne – Reply to Opposition to Demurrer to Complaint

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Reply to Opposition to Demurrer to Complaint; Memorandum of Points and Authorities
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1LAW
OFFICES
OF
RONALDJASON
PALMIERI
RonaldJasonPalmieri,State
Bar
#969532RobertP.Wargo,State
Bar
#175177
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AttorneysforDefendantsCirgadyne,Inc.;ABCEscrow;6Craig
A.
BlockandCindyBlockComplaintFiled:July20,
2001
FOR
THE
COUNTY
OF
LOSANGELES
SUPERIOR
COURT
OFTHE
STATE
OF
CALIFORNIA
78
9
10
11
MARCIA
J.
HOLTZMAN,an
individual)
CASENO.:BC254506
)
12
Plaintiff,)REPLY
TO
OPPOSITION
TO
DEMURRER
TO
)COMPLAINT;MEMORANDUM
OF
POINTS
13
vs.
)
AND
AUTHORITIES
)
14
CIRGADYNE,INC.,et
a1.
)Date:September20,
2001
)Time:8:30AM
15
Defendants)Dept.:
32
______________
)Hon.WilliamHighberger
16
17
18
TO
ALLPARTIESANDTHEIRATTORNEYS
OF
RECORD:
19
COMENOWDEFENDANTSCirgadyne,Inc.;ABCEscrow;Craig
A.
Block;andCindy
20
BlockandherebyReplytoPlaintiffsOppositiontoDefendants'demurtobothcauses
of
action
21
contained
in
theComplaintfiledherein.
22
Respectfullysubmitted.
23
Date:September
7,2001
24
25
2627
28
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ORIGINAL
REPLYTOOPPOSITION
TO
DEMURRER
TO
COMPLAINT
 
I
MEMORANDUM
OF
POINTSANDAUTHORITIES
2
I.
3
INTRODUCTION
4TheOppositiontotheDemurrerisnothingmorethanavitriolicattackbyabitterwoman5whoisthedisgruntledAunt
of
Defendants'CraigandCindyBlockandthemother
of
James6Yaker,aformerbusinessassociate
of
DefendantCirgadynewhosebusinessrelationshipwas7recentlyterminatedduetohisfailuretoperformhisdutiesinabusinesslikefashion.Infact,
if
8theallegations
in
theComplainthaveanymeritatall,whichtheydonot,thewrongdoing,
if
any,9wasthecreationandscheme
of
Plaintiff,MarciaHoltzman's,son,JamesYaker,whoPlaintiffhas
10
convenientlysoughtnottosue
in
theinstantaction.
II
Intruthandfact,Defendantshavedonenothingimproper,andPlaintiffssolemotiveisa
12
veiledthreatateconomicblackmail,throughtheguise
of
thelitigationprivilege,whiledefaming
13
hernephewandniece,whilehersonhasenteredabusinessindirectcompetitionwiththem,
14
apparentlyimmunefromherscathinglies.
15
Thatsaid,theOpposition,forthemostpart,ismereboilerplateregurgitation
of
black
16
letterlawrelatingtoDemurrersandfailstoanalyzeorrefutethefatalfundamentalflawswhich
17
mandate,asamatter
of
law,thattheDemurrersbesustained.
18
II.
19
SUMMARY
OF
UNDISPUTEDRELEVANTALLEGATIONS
20
On
July21,2001,PlaintiffMarcia
J.
HoltzmanfiledhertwocountComplaintfor
21
Invasion
of
PrivacyUnderCommonLawandInvasion
of
PrivacyUnderCivilCode§334422againstCirgadyne,Inc.;ABCEscrow;Craig
A.
Block;andCindyBlock,amongothers.
23
However,Plaintiffhasfailedtoallegesufficientfactstoconstituteeither
of
thesecauses
of
24
a ~ r i o n
againstanyDefendanttothisaction.Accordingly,thecourtshouldsustainmoving
25
p ~ i e s '
demurrerstoeachcause
of
action
of
theComplaintwithoutleavetoamend.
t
26
i\
i
PlaintiffdoesnotdenytheSummary
of
RelevantAllegationsDefendants'cite
in
their
J
27q'tmurrerand,infact,incorporatesthem
in
herOpposition.(SeeOpposition,ParagraphNumber
t
28
I ~ a t
page2,lines25-27).
As
such,itis
on
theseallegationsandtherelevantlawthatthe
~ l
Page2REPLYTOOPPOSITION
TO
DEMURRER
TO
COMPLAINT
 
IDemurrermustbedecidedandnotPlaintiffsextrapolation
of
unpleadallegationsorargument.2Basedthereon,theDemurrermust,
as
amatter
of
law,
be
sustainedorthisCourtwillmerelybe3creatingnewlawintheState
of
California.4PlaintiffallegesthatDefendantsCraigandCindyBlockarethesoleofficers,directors5and/orshareholders
of
DefendantsCirgadyne,Inc.,andABCEscrow(Complaint,
~ I 3 ) .
6Cirgadyne,Inc.,isinthebusiness
of
finding,forindividualsandbusinesseswhoareinterestedn7sellingand/orpurchasingalcoholicbeveragelicensesandprovidingconsultingservicestothose8whoacquireassistanceinpreparing,completingand/orsubmittingtherequireddocumentationto9theCaliforniaDepartment
of
AlcoholicBeverageControlinconnectionwiththepurchase
of
new
10
alcoholicbeveragelicenses,orthesale,purchaseandtransfer
of
existingalcoholicbeverage
II
licenses
( ~ 2 ) .
ABCEscrow
is
inthebusiness
of
acting
as
anescrowagentfortheprivatesale
12
andpurchase
of
alcoholicbeveragelicensesissued
by
theCaliforniaDepartment
of
Alcoholic
13
BeverageControl
( ~ 3 ) .
14
PlaintiffallegesthatDefendantCirgadyneassesseditsclientsafinder's
fee
forits
15
involvementinthepurchaseand/orsale
of
alcoholicbeveragelicensesonbehalf
of
itsclientsand
16
thatinsome
of
itstransactions,otherpersonsand/orbusinessentitiesactedasindependentthird
17
partyfindersonbehalf
of
sellersand/orpurchasers
of
alcoholicbeveragelicensesthatwereeither
18
beingpurchased
by
orsoldtoclients
of
Cirgadyne.
In
suchinstances,Plaintiffalleges,both
19
Cirgadyneandthethirdpartyfinderwouldchargetheirrespectiveclientsanapplicablefinder's20
fee
rangingbetween$1,500and$5,000,andtheescrowinstructionssenttoABCEscrow,when
21
saidentitywasacting
as
theescrowagent,woulddirectABCEscrowtoremittobothDefendant
22
Cirgadyneandthespecifiedthirdpartyfinderanapplicablefinder's
fee
fromthepurchaseprice
23
beingpaidforthelicense
( ~ ~ 4 ,
5).
24
Plaintiffallegesthatbetween
1993
and
up
toandincludingDecember2000,Defendants
25
qtgadyne;
ABCEscrow;CraigBlock;CindyBlock;LouisCano,
Jr.
(whoPlaintiffallegeswasa
l
26
f ~ d e r
employed
by
Cirgadyne
[ ~ 8 ] ) ;
AmyKwak(whoPlaintiffallegeswasanescrowofficer
:1
27
ewployed
by
ABCEscrow
[ ~ 9 ] )
andKimberlyAbels(whoPlaintiffallegesalsowasanescrow
J
28
officeremployedbyABCEscrow
[ ~ 9 ] ) ,
andeach
of
them,"knowinglyandintentionally
%;
Page
3
REPLYTO
OPPOSITION
TO
DEMURRER
TO
COMPLAINT

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