United States of Ameica v. $182,110.00 (US) et al

Filing 11

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 [9-2] 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 [9-1] is DENIED. The parties are advised that the change of divisional venu e 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 con sider 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) Signed on 04/16/2013 by Judge Malcolm F. Marsh. (pvh)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF OREGON UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 3:12-cv-02267-MA Plaintiff, ORDER v. $182,110 IN UNITED STATES CURRENCY, PLUS ACCRUED INTEREST, et al., Defendants. MARSH, Judge Claimant Kathy Lepper moves the court to dismiss, or in the alternative, to transfer venue divisional to Pendleton. government does not oppose the transfer of venue. Claimant's motion for change of venue [9-2] 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 19-1] 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, 1 - ORDER 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. Malcolm F. Marsh United States District Judge 2 - ORDER in