If you have been sued by Mary Cummins the information below will be helpful in having her declared a Vexatious Litigant. Vexatious litigant legal verbiage varies from state to state, however, according to CA law a person is considered vexatious if they engage in any of the following behavior:

  1.  In the seven-year period immediately preceding the date an action has commenced, been prosecuted, or maintained in propria persona (pro se) at least five litigations, other than in a small claims court, that have been (i) finally determined adversely to the person or (ii) unjustifiably permitted to remain pending at least two years without having been brought to trial or hearing.
  2. After a litigation has been finally determined against the person, the individual repeatedly relitigates or attempts to relitigate, in propria persona, either (i) the validity of the determination against the same defendant or defendants as to whom the litigation was finally determined or (ii) the cause of action, claim, controversy, or any of the issues of fact or law, determined or concluded by the final determination against the same defendant or defendants as to whom the litigation was finally determined.
  3. In any litigation while acting in propria persona, repeatedly files unmeritorious motions, pleadings, or other papers, conducts unnecessary discovery, or engages in other tactics that are frivolous or solely intended to cause unnecessary delay.

Note: Click each lawsuit title to access the originating lawsuit.

Defamation Lawsuit: Amanda Lollar & Bat World Sanctuary vs Mary Cummins, 9/15/2010

01/25/11 – Mary Cummins Motion to Dismiss, Lack of Jurisdiction (DENIED)
05/04/11- Hearing on Temporary Injunction against Cummins (DENIED)
06/02/11-Cummins Motion to Deny Plaintiff’s Discovery Sanctions (DENIED, SANCTIONED)
06/21/11-Mary Cummins Motion for Protective Order on Home Address (DENIED)
07/21/11-Court Ordered DepoCummins Failure to Appear (read transcript see depo videos)
08/09/11-Mary Cummins Motion to Reconsider Protective Order (DENIED)
09/12/11-Mary Cummins Motion to Compel Plaintiff & Impose Sanctions  (DENIED)
09/30/11-Cummins Attorney’s Motion to Withdraw (GRANTED) (transcript & CR affidavit)
10/19/11-Mary Cummins Objection to Plaintiff’s Amending Temp. Injunction
10/21/11-Cummins Notice to Take Oral Deposition of Amanda Lollar (read depo transcript)
11/03/11-Mary Cummins 2nd Motion to Reconsider Order on Home Address (DENIED)
12/10/11-Mary Cummins Objection to Plaintiff’s Motion for Protective Order (DENIED)
12/12/11-Mary Cummins Motion for Continuance
12/16/11-Mary Cummins Motion Objecting to Mediation (DENIED)
12/20/11-Mary Cummins Objections to Plaintiff’s Motion for Contempt (DENIED)
12/19/11-Mary Cummins Motion to Compel & Sanctions (DENIED)
01/10/12-Mary Cummins Charged with Criminal Contempt-Contempt Granted (SANCTIONED)
01/11/12-Mary Cummins Motion Objecting to Continuance
01/13/12-Mary Cummins Motion to Reconsider Contempt Order Against Her (DENIED)
01/20/12-Mary Cummins Motion Objecting to Plaintiffs Protective Order (DENIED)
01/27/12-Mary Cummins Motion for Summary Judgement (DENIED)
04/13/12-Mary Cummins Motion for Contempt Against Lollar (DENIED)
04/18/12-Mary Cummins Objection to Strike Pleadings
06/07/12-Mary Cummins Motion for Malicious Prosecution (DENIED)
06/14/12-Mary Cummins represents herself at 4-day bench trial (LOST) (read transcript)
06/18/12-Mary Cummins Motion for New Trial (DENIED)
07/10/12-Mary Cummins Notice of Appeal
07/13/12- Cummins Motion to Recuse Trial Judge (DENIED)
07-17-12-Mary Cummins 2nd Notice of Subpoena
08/12/12-Mary Cummins ADMONISHED for Harassment and Bad Faith
08/17/12- Cummins Hearing to Recuse Trial Judge (DENIED-SANCTIONED)
08/21/12-Mary Cummins Motion to Reconsider Recusing Judge (DENIED)
09/04/12-Mary Cummins Amended Motion for New Trial-Modify Court Order (DENIED)
09/11/12-Mary Cummins Affidavit of Indigence
10/24/12-Mary Cummins Motion to Reconsider Recusing Judge (DENIED)
11/13/12-Mary Cummins Amended Motion for New Trail-Vacate Judgement (DENIED)
12/10/12-Mary Cummiuns Amended Motion for New Trial (DENIED)
12/10/12-Mary Cummins Motion for Temporary Stay (DENIED)
07/01/13-Mary Cummins Appellee Brief  4/9/15 COA Ruling LOST
08/05/13-Mary Cummins Objection to Denial Of Oral Argument (DENIED)
09/03/13-Post Judgment Motion for Contempt (Cummins Motion in Response)
12-09-13-Mary Cummins Motion to Stay (DENIED)
04/09/15-Court of Appeals Ruling Against Mary Cummins
04/21/15-Mary Cummins Motion to Vacate Judgment (DENIED)
04/30/15-Mary Cummins Petition for Rehearing (DENIED)
05/13/15-Mary Cummins ADMONISHED by Court (Cummins Reply) (Cummins Letter)
07/03/15-Motion for Sanctions Against Mary Cummins  (SANCTIONED)
08/07/15-Mary Cummins Amended Motion to Strike, Void Trial (DENIED)
08/28/15-Mary Cummins Appeal to Supreme Court of Texas (DENIED)
09/18/15-Mary Cummins Opposed Notice of Errata-Reply to Court Order
10/09/15-Mary Cummins Ordered to Answer Post Judgment Discovery
10/22/15-Mary Cummins Request for Sanctions Against Plaintiff (DENIED)
12/04/15-Order Granting Motion to Obtain Mary Cummins Bank Records
12/08/15-Mary Cummins Objection to Providing Bank Records (DENIED)
12/21/15-Mary Cummins Altering of Bank Authorization Form (ATTY LETTER)
03/31/16-Mary Cummins Motion for Contempt Against Plaintiff (DENIED)
Plaintiff’s Response to Motion for Contempt, Includes Donor Fraud Committed by Cummins

Sister-State Motions on Above Case-Amanda Lollar & BWS vs Mary Cummins

11/06/12-Sister State Judgment Entered Against Mary Cummins
05/20/13-Mary Cummins Motion to Vacate Sister State Judgement (DENIED)
07/30/13-Mary Cummins Motion for Order to Show Cause (DENIED)
08/09/13-Mary Cummins Amended Motion to Vacate Sister State Judgment (DENIED)
12/09/13-Mary Cummins Motion to Stay Enforcement of the Judgment (DENIED)
12/12/13-Mary Cummins Reply to Opposition to Claim of Exemption  (DENIED)
02/18/14-Mary Cummins Motion to Quash Subpoena, Protective Order (DENIED)
05-23-14-Mary Cummins Motion to Quash Subpoena, Protective Order (DENIED)
05-23-14-Mary Cummins Reply to Opposition to Quash Subpoena
05/30/14-Mary Cummins Emergency Request for Exparte Hearing (DENIED)
05-29-14-Cummins Emergency Ex Parte to Reconsider Motion to Quash Subpoena (DENIED)
06/02/14-Mary Cummins Objection to Court Order
06/03/14-Mary Cummins Affidavit of Prejudice Against Judge Hess (STRICKEN 6/5/14)
06-05-14-Mary Cummins Objection to Court Order (DENIED)
07/31/14-Mary Cummins Notice of Appeal (DEFAULT NOTICE) (DISMISSED)
09/03/14-Mary Cummins 2nd Notice of Default
09/19/14-Mary Cummins Motion to Vacate Dismissal & Reinstate Appeal (DENIED)
04/21/15-Mary Cummins Motion to Extend
06/05/15- Mary Cummins Sister State Appeal (DENIED)
06/08/15-Mary Cummins Motion for Judicial Notice (DENIED)
07-07-15-Mary Cummins Reply to Respondents Motion to Quash
07/23/15-Mary Cummins Motion to Re-vacate Sister State Judgement (DENIED)
08/03/15-Mary Cummins Motion to Vacate Order (DENIED)
09/09/15-Mary Cummins SANCTIONED – Post Judgement Discovery (Cummins “Errata” Reply)
09/09/15-Mary Cummins Motion to Vacate Dismissal and ReAppeal (REJECTED) (DENIED)
12/10/15-Mary Cummins Hearing on Objections Court Ordered Bank Authorization
01/07/16-Mary Cummins Motion to Vacate Sister State Judgment (DENIED)
02/19/16-Mary Cummins Motion to Quash Subpoena (DENIED)
04/06/16-Opposition to Mary Cummins Motion to Quash
04/15/16-Mary Cummins Amended Motion to Quash (DENIED)
04/27-16-OPPOSITION to Mary Cummins Motion to Quash
05-04-16-Mary Cummins Amended Motion to Quash (DENIED)
05-24-16-Mary Cummins Reply to Judges Court Order
08/26/16-Mary Cummins Amended Motion to Quash (DENIED)
08/26-16-Mary Cummins Additional Reply-Motion to Quash
09/27/16-Mary Cummins Reply to Defendants Motion to Seal
11/01/16-Mary Cummins Notice of Appeal
11/07/16-Mary Cummins Amended Motion to Quash (DENIED)
12/07/16-OPPOSITION to Mary Cummins Motion to Quash
12/09/16-Mary Cummins Default-Failure to File Case Information Statement
12/12/16-Mary Cummins Reply to Plaintiff Reply to Motion to Quash
12/13/16-Notice (OF DEFAULT ON APPEAL ) Filed by Clerk
07/28/17-Mary Cummins receives notice that she must appear for Debtors Court

Retaliatory Defamation Lawsuit: Mary Cummins vs Amanda Lollar, 09/29/2011

11-30-11-Mary Cummins Opposition to Dismiss-Transfer Venue
(Plaintiff’s Reply)   (Cummins Reply)
12/22/11-Mary Cummins 1st Amended Complaint
04/19/12-Mary Cummins Motion to Compel Discovery (Cummins Motion to Withdraw MTC)
04/25/12 – Deposition of Mary Cummins
04/26/12-Deposition of Amanda Lollar
05/02/12-Mary Cummins Motion for Injunction Against Plaintiff (DENIED)
06/26/12-Mary Cummins Motion to Extend Discovery, Add Defendants
06/26/12-Mary Cummins Motion to Compel Production
07/09/12-Mary Cummins Amended Complaint to Add New Defendants
07-10-12-Defendant Lollar’s Motion for Summary Judgement  (11/16/12-GRANTED)
07-17-12-Mary Cummins 2nd Notice of Subpoena
07-24-12-Mary Cummins Response to Defendants Opposition to Motion to Compel
07-24-12-Mary Cummins Response to Defendants Opposition to Extend Discovery Time
07-25-12-Mary Cummins Response to Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment
07-25-12-Mary Cummins Response to Defendant’s Objections
07/30/12-Mary Cummins Reply to Defendants Response to Cummins Response to MSJ
08-01-12-ORDER STRIKING Mary Cummins Documents from Record
08-02-12-Mary Cummins Objection to Moving Case to TX Courts (DENIED)
08-07-12-Mary Cummins Motion to Quash Medical Records (DENIED)
08/08/12-Mary Cummins ADMONISHED for Acting in Bad Faith
08-29-12-Mary Cummins Motion to Quash Defendants Subpoena
08/29/12-Mary Cummins 2nd Amended Complaint (STRICKEN)
08/31/12-Mary Cummins Request for Leave to File Amended Complaint
09/27/12-Mary Cummins 2nd Amended Complaint adding Def. Shupps, Krog, Stark & Dmytryk
09/12/12-Mary Cummins Reply to Defendants Response to Cummins Response to MSJ
09/12/12-Mary Cummins Response to Defendants Objections
09/12/12-Mary Cummins Statement of Issues in Opposition of Defendants MSJ
09/29/12-Mary Cummins Motion to Quash Access to her Medical Records (DENIED)
11/16/12-Defendants Motion for Summary Judgment Against Mary Cummins-GRANTED
11/21/12-Mary Cummins Motion to Reconsider Order on Summary Judgment  (DENIED)
11/30/12-Cummins Request for Default Against Defendants Krog, Stark & Dmytryk (DENIED)
01-14-13-Mary Cummins ORDERD to Show Cause
01-17-13-Mary Cummins Motion to Vacate Orders on Summary Judgment (DENIED)
02/11/13-Mary Cummins v Eric Shupps (TX Trial, Expert Witness) -DISMISSED
02/28/13-Mary Cummins Notice of Appeal with Fee Past Due
02/22/13-Mary Cummins 3rd Amended Complaint Against Defendant Shupps
03/13/13-Mary Cummins 3rd Response to Shupps Motion to Dismiss
02-22-13-Mary Cummins Appeal for Loss of Summary Judgment  (DENIED)
04/01/13-Mary Cummins Lawsuit Against Plaintiff Shupps (DISMISSED)
04-16-13-Mary Cummins Motion of Contempt Against Attorneys (DENIED)
05/20/13-Cummins 4th Amended Complaint Against Shupps (Cummins 4th Response) (DISMISSED)

Retaliatory PI Lawsuit: Mary Cummins vs Amanda Lollar & John Does 1-10, 6-5-2012

06/05/12-Mary Cummins Request for Default Entry (DENIED)
07/06/12-Mary Cummins Objection to Motion to Dismiss
07/9/12-Mary Cummins 1st Amended Complaint
07/16/12-Mary Cummins Amended Objection to Motion to Dismiss
07/30/12-Mary Cummins Ordered to Show Cause for Bad Faith Filing (Cummins Response)
02/07/13-Mary Cummins Response to Motion to Dismiss
08/24/12-Order Requiring Mary Cummins to Comply with Local Rules
08-24-12-Second Order Requiring Mary Cummins to Comply with Local Rules
08/29/12-Mary Cummins 2nd Amended Complaint (DOCUMENT STRICKEN)
08/31/12-Cummins Motion for Leave to File 2nd Amended Complaint (DOCUMENT STRICKEN)
09/10/12-Mary Cummins Notice of Inability to Confer
11/11/12-Mary Cummins 2nd Amended Complaint Adding Defendants
11/20/12-Mary Cummins Objection to Def Sub of Atty (CUMMINS DECLARATION) (DENIED)
02/07/13-Mary Cummins Response to Motion to Dismiss
07/23/13-Order of Dismissal of 3 Def from Plaintiff Failure to Provide Proof of Service
08/12/13-Mary Cummins Reply to K. Rugroden Motion to Dismiss
08/27/13-Mary Cummins Response to D. Hyatt Motion to Dismiss
09/04/13-ORDER STRIKING AND UNFILING Mary Cummins Documents
03/11/14-Motion to Compel Against Mary Cummins
04/03/14-Mary Cummins Reply to D. Hyatt Motion to Dismiss
02/28/14-Order Dismissing Defendants Hyatt & Rugroden
04/30/14-Motion to Compel Against Mary Cummins
05/12/14-Mary Cummins Motion to Extend Time to Reply
05/19/14-Mary Cummins Amended Motion to Extend Time to Reply
05/31/14-Mary Cummins Reply to Motion to Compel
08/26/14-Order Partially Granting Defendants Motion to Compel
09/18/14-Mary Cummins Motion to Extend Time to Reply to Discovery
10/27/14-Mary Cummins Motion to Quash Subpoenas & Sanctions (Def. Response)
04/13/15-Cummins Motion to Stay for Emergency  (Def Obj) (Plnt Reply (DENIED)
07/07/15-Mary Cummins Motion to Reconsider Stay (DENIED)
07/13/15-Mary Cummins Request for Sanctions & Motion Abuse (DENIED)
09/15/15-Mary Cummins Motion to Dismiss
09/16/15-Case Dismissed

Retaliatory RO Lawsuit: Mary Cummins vs Amanda Lollar, filed 5/24/13

6/12/13-Mary Cummins Posts a Fake Bench Warrant for A. Lollar
6-28-13-A. Lollar’s Response to Cummins Restraining Order  (Cummins Response)
7/1/13-Mary Cummins request for Restraining Order DENIED, Sanctioned by Court $6,350
7/16/13-Cummins Motion to Reconsider Denial of RO & Sanctions of $6,350  (DENIED)
8/15/13-Cummins Amended Motion to Reconsider Denial of RO, Request New Judge (DENIED)
8/28/13-Motion to Deem Mary Cummins a Vexatious Litigant (RULING)
9/5/13-Mary Cummins Affidavit of Prejudice Against Judge Carol Boas Goodson (DENIED)
9/20/13-Cummins Motion for Sanctions, Recuse & Disqualify Judge Carol Goodson (DENIED)
09/26/13 –Cummins Reply to Motion to Deem her a Vexatious Litigant & Request for Sanctions
09/26/13- Defendants Response to Cummins Motion to Disqualify and for Sanctions
09/26/13-Mary Cummins Declaration and Request for Judicial Notice
09/30/13-Mary Cummins Notice of Appeal  (DISMISSED Per Default)
10/03/13-Cummins Petition to Disqualify Judge Carol Goodson-Stay Requested (DENIED)
11/08/13-Mary Cummins Request to Waive Court Fees (DENIED)
11/14/13-Mary Cummins in Default on Appeal for Failure to State Case Information
01/02/14-Mary Cummins Motion to Vacate Dismissal, Reinstate Appeal, Extend Time
04/03/14-Mary Cummins Opening Appeal Brief
09/22/14-Mary Cummins Motion for Sanctions Against Lollar (DENIED)
09/23/14- Responents Brief to Mary Cummins Appeal
10/21/14-Mary Cummins Reply Brief
11/24/14-Court letter Regarding Mary Cummins Attack on the Trial Court’s Rulings
11/25/14-Mary Cummins Letter Letter Brief  12/04/14-Respondent Lollar’s Letter Brief
02/23/15-Mary Cummins Motion for Reconsideration, Disqualification, New Trial DENIED
03/09/15-Mary Cummins Petition for Rehearing Appeal (DENIED)
04/06/15- Mary Cummins Appeal to Supreme Court (DENIED)

Defamation Lawsuit: Amanda Lollar vs Mary Cummins, filed 4/15/15

5/1/15-Case assigned to Judge Mark Pittman, who Recused Himself

07/15/15-Letter to Mary Cummins Demanding Retraction of Defamation
07/21/15-Mary Cummins Motion to Dismiss (DENIED)
07/21/15-Mary Cummins Brief in Support of Motion to Dismiss
09/04/15-Mary Cummins Motion to Recuse Judge Rymell (DENIED)
09/04/15-Mary Cummins Motion for Telephonic Appearance
09/28/15-Lollar’s Response to Cummins Motion to Dismiss
11/08/15-Mary Cummins Motion to Reconsider Recusal of Judge Rymell (DENIED)
01/06/16-Mary Cummins Affidavit of Indigence
01/06/16-Lollar’s Contest to Cummins Affidavit of Indigence
01/21/16-Mary Cummins Letter to Judge Rymell
02/07/16-Mary Cummins Amended Motion to Dismiss
02/10/16-Mary Cummins Amended Brief in Support of Motion to Dismiss
02/18/16-Mary Cummins Notice of Conflict of Interest re Judge Rymell
02/23/16-Mary Cummins Notice to Presiding Judge David Evans

02/23/16-Judge Jennifer Rymell Recused Herself, now assigned to Judge Hrabal

05/17/16-Court Transcript-Mary Cummins Motion to Dismiss  (DENIED)
05/19/16-Mary Cummins Motion Opposing Temporary Injunction
05/18/16-Mary Cummins Letter to Judge Hrabal Regarding Indigence
05/18/16-Mary Cummins Attempted Motion to be Declared Indigent – unsigned
05/20/16-Mary Cummins Notice of Appeal (Filed in Wrong Court-DISMISSED )
06/01/16-Mary Cummins Letter to Judge Hrabal
06/08/16-Mary Cummins Affidavit of Indigence
06/13/16-Mary Cummins Amended Motion on Temporary Injunction
06/20/16-Mary Cummins Motion for Telephonic Appearance on Indigence
06/22/16-Cummins Letter to Judge Hrabal & Amended Motion on Indigence (DENIED)
07/06/16-Mary Cummins Letter to Judge Hrabal Requesting Court Reporter Record
07/11/16-Mary Cummins Notice of Appeal on Indigence
07/13/16-Mary Cummins Additional Documents for Appeal on Indigence
07/20/16-COA Granted Mary Cummins Indigent Status on Technicality
08/12/16-Letter to Mary Cummins Demanding Retraction of Additional Defamation
08/17/16-Motion to Prohibit Cummins from Repeatedly Adding Attorney’s Wife to E-filings
08/18/16-Mary Cummins Motion for Extension, Court Records
09/20/16-Notice from COA-Transferring Mary Cummins Appeal to Amarillo
09/30/16-Mary Cummins Motion to Extend Time for Appeal
10/21/16-Mary Cummins Appeal Brief
12/09/16-Appelee Lollar’s Brief
12/20/16-Mary Cummins Motion for Extension on Appeal
01/05/17-Mary Cummins Reply Brief