Stead v. Bank of America, N.A.

Filing 9

ORDER granting in part and denying in part 7 Motion to Continue Pretrial Conference. So Ordered by Magistrate Judge Landya B. McCafferty.(gla)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF NEW HAMPSHIRE Jesse Stead v. Civil No. 12-cv-512-PB Bank of America, N.A., et al. NOTICE OF RULING Re: Document No. 7, Motion to Continue Pretrial Conference Ruling: Granted in part; denied in part. The pretrial conference is continued for fourteen days, until March 20, 2013. On or before March 18, 2013, the parties shall file a joint discovery plan (or separate proposed plans). In the event the court approves a proposed discovery plan and issues a scheduling order before the pretrial conference, the pretrial conference may no longer be necessary. To the extent defendants request an indefinite continuance for the issuance of a scheduling order, the request is denied. See Fed. R. Civ. P. 16(b)(2) (setting forth strict time limits within which scheduling order must issue) & LR 16.1(a) (pretrial conference not required where discovery plan is approved). __________________________ Landya McCafferty United States Magistrate Judge Date: March 6, 2013 cc: Jesse Stead, pro se Jennifer Turco Beaudet, Esq. Thomas J. Pappas, Esq.