United States of America v. 1309 Fourth Street, La Grand, Union County, State and District of Oregon

Filing 15

ORDER. Claimant Kathy Lepper moves the court to dismiss, or in the alternative, to transfer divisional venue to Pendleton. The government does not oppose the transfer of venue. Accordingly, Claimant's motion for change of venue [7-2] i s GRANTED. IT IS ORDERED that the Clerk of the Court is DIRECTED to change the divisional venue in this matter to Pendleton. Claimant's alternative motion to dismiss [7-1] is DENIED. The parties are advised that the change of divisional venue shall not result in the reassignment of this case to another judge because, pursuant to the court's case management plan, civil forfeiture cases are assigned to me on a district-wide basis. If this matter proceeds to trial, the court will consider at that time whether reassignment is appropriate to accommodate a trial in Pendleton. See Local Rule 3-3(a). IT IS SO ORDERED. Signed on 04/16/2013 by Judge Malcolm F. Marsh. (pvh) Modified on 4/17/2013 to correct filed date (dkj).

IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF OREGON UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 3:12-cv-02263-MA Plaintiff, ORDER v. 1309 FOURTH STREET, LA GRANDE, UNION COUNTY, STATE AND DISTRICT OF OREGON, REAL PROPERTY WITH BUILDINGS, APPURTENANCES, AND IMPROVEMENTS, in rem, Defendant. MARSH, Judge Claimant Kathy Lepper moves the court to dismiss, or in the alternative, to transfer divisional venue to Pendleton. government does not oppose the transfer of venue. Claimant's motion for change of venue [7-2) The Accordingly, is GRANTED. IT IS ORDERED that the Clerk of the Court is DIRECTED to change the divisional venue in this matter to Pendleton. Claimant's alternative motion to dismiss [7-1) is DENIED. The parties are advised that the change of divisional venue shall not result in the reassignment of this case to another judge 1 - ORDER because, pursuant to the court's case management plan, civil forfeiture cases are assigned to me on a district-wide basis. If this matter proceeds to trial, the court will consider at that time whether reassignment Pendleton. is appropriate to accommodate a trial See Local Rule 3-3(a). IT IS SO ORDERED. DATED this ~day of April, 2013. United States District Judge 2 - ORDER in