RNC/CA GOP/Republican Voters v. Gavin Newsom

Dhillon Law Group and our co-counsel at Michael Best & Friedrich LLP filed a motion for a preliminary injunction on August 10, 2019 seeking to enjoin California’s unconstitutional law purporting to add a tax disclosure requirement to the Constitutionally-defined qualifications to run for president. Our filings follow a filing by President Trump and his campaign for re-election seeking to enjoin the same law. You may download the injunction filings here:

Please click here to view the Motion for Preliminary Injunction.

Please click here to view the Declarations in Support of the Motion for Preliminary Injunction.


On August 6, 2019, co-counsels Dhillon Law Group and Michael Best & Friedrich LLP filed a lawsuit against California Governor Gavin Newsom and California Secretary of State Alex Padilla.

Please click here to view the complaint.

President Trump has also filed a lawsuit pertaining to the same issue.

Please click here to view President Trump’s lawsuit.

On August 8, 2019, President Trump filed a Motion for Preliminary Injunction.

Please click here to view President Trump’s Motion for Preliminary Injunction.

Politico: New GOP lawsuits challenge Newsom on Trump tax bill

Wall Street Journal: Trump, RNC Sue California Over Tax-Return Law

Los Angeles Times: Trump wants to keep his tax returns private, asks courts to stop California law

The Hill: Trump, RNC sue to block California law requiring release of tax returns

Reuters: Group sues to block California law aimed at forcing Trump to release tax returns

New York Times: Trump Campaign Sues Over California’s Requirement to Release Tax Returns

Los Angeles Times: Can a California law requiring Trump to disclose his tax returns survive legal challenges?

Mediaite: Trump, RNC File Lawsuits Over New California Law on Tax Returns

California Globe: Six Lawsuits Challenging Constitutionality Against Law Requiring Tax Returns to be On CA Ballot

Time: Trump Sues California Over Law Requiring Candidates to Reveal Tax Returns

The New Republic: Trump Is on the Right Side of the Law, for Once

Fox News: RNC, Trump sue over Calif. law requiring tax returns to appear on ballot

Huffington Post: Trump And RNC Sue California Over New Tax Return Law

Legal Insurrection: Trump sues California over new law targeting his tax returns

Conservative Daily News: Trump and RNC Sue California Over Requirement to Release Tax Returns