“Boggling” said the trial court judge. “[I]t totally boggles my mind, because you could agree to anything, anything . . .” In Appel v. Superior Court, Case No. B244590 (March 11, 2013), the California Court of Appeals for the Second District held that a contractor and condominium developer could not agree to an artificially set contract price as part of a settlement agreement in order to prevent condominium owners from challenging the value of the contractor’s mechanics lien.