First Tuskegee Bank v. McCall et al
OPINION. An appropriate judgment will be entered. Signed by Honorable Myron H. Thompson on 7/22/2010. (cb, )
IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA, NORTHERN DIVISION FIRST TUSKEGEE BANK, Plaintiff, v. MARTIN McCALL, SR., d/b/a McCall's Construction Company, et al., Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) )
CIVIL ACTION NO. 2:09cv1137-MHT (WO)
OPINION Plaintiff First Tuskegee Bank brings suit against a number of defendants, seeking a reformation of a mortgage and declaration of its priority lien over the proceeds in accordance with state law. McCall, Sr., the United The defendants are Martin States of America Internal
Revenue Service, the Alabama Department of Revenue, the Alabama Department of Industrial Relations, Regions Bank, the Greater Montgomery Home Builders Association, and the American Home Insurance Company. This suit was removed
from state court, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 1444 and 2410(a), on the ground that First Tuskegee seeks to quiet
title with respect to real property on which the United States, through the Internal Revenue Services, claims a mortgage or lien. First Tuskegee now moves for an entry
of default judgment against the Alabama Department of Industrial Relations, Regions Bank, and the American Home Assurance Company. these defendants. This case concerns a real estate mortgage and The motion will be granted as to
security agreement that was executed by McCall in favor of First Tuskegee in the amount of $ 90,000 over personal property purchased by McCall. First Tuskegee asserts
that the defendants named in this suit may claim an interest in the property by way of lien or other
First Tuskegee further asserts, however,
that it "holds a superior interest" in the property and, therefore, is "entitled to reformation of the mortgage" and "an order quieting title to the subject property adjudicating that [it] has a valid lien [that is]
superior to the interests" of the other parties. Mot. at 3 (Doc. No. 23).
First Tuskegee submitted a motion for an entry of default judgment against the Alabama Department of
Industrial Relations, Regions Bank, and the American Home Assurance otherwise Company respond after to the they failed to answer the or time
allowed by law.
By order of this court, these defendants
had until July 9, 2010, to show cause as to why the motion for entry of default judgment should not be
They did not respond. due to be entered
Default judgment is against the Alabama
Department of Industrial Relations, Regions Bank, and the American Home Assurance Company. An appropriate judgment will be entered. DONE, this the 22nd day of July, 2010. /s/ Myron H. Thompson UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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