Where Case was Removed to Arbitration, Trial Court Could Not Enter CCP 128.7 Sancations

Case was removed from trial court to arbitration. Later, some parties came to court seeking sanctions under CCP 128.7, because plaintiff's claims were frivolous. Held: Since case was removed, and the Court did not retain further jurisdiction over the parties, court cannot hear sanctions motion.
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Robin Mashal
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