Mantiply v. Horne et al

Filing 74

ORDER denying 56 Motion for Disbursement of Funds. Signed by Senior Judge Charles R. Butler, Jr on 4/8/2014. (adk)

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IN  THE  UNITED  STATES  DISTRICT  COURT  FOR  THE   SOUTHERN  DISTRICT  OF  ALABAMA   SOUTHERN  DIVISION     In  Re:             )                 )   RICHARD  D.  HORNE  and         )   PATRICIA  NELSON  HORNE,       )               )       Debtors,       )               )   MARY  BETH  MANTIPLY,       )               )   CIVIL  ACTION  NO.  13-­‐00258-­‐CB-­‐B       Plaintiff/Appellant,     )               )   v.             )               )   RICHARD  D.  HORNE  and       )   PATRICIA  NELSON  HORNE,       )               )       Defendants/Appellees.   )     ORDER       On  January  9,  2014,  Appellees  filed  a  motion  requesting  this  Court  to  direct   the  bankruptcy  court  clerk  to  pay  over  the  supersedeas  bond  posted  by  the   Appellant  in  bankruptcy  court  when  Mantiply  filed  the  first  of  two  appeals.    (Doc.   56.)    Appellant  filed  an  objection  to  the  motion.  (Doc.  57.)  This  Court  does  not   instruct  the  bankruptcy  court  clerk  as  to  payment  of  funds  held  in  the  bankruptcy   court’s  registry.    That  is  the  function  of  the  bankruptcy  court.1      Accordingly,  the   motion  is  DENIED.         DONE  and  ORDERED  this  the  8th  day  of  April,  2014.               s/Charles  R.  Butler,  Jr.                     Senior  United  States  District  Judge                                                                                                                     1  Even  this  Clerk  were  inclined  to  issue  direct  orders  to  the  bankruptcy  clerk,   it  would  not  be  appropriate  here.  Appellee’s  motion  is  premised  on  the  mistaken   belief  that  final  judgment  had  been  entered  with  respect  to  the  first  appeal.      It  had   not.    The  Court’s  opinion  had  been  entered,  but  the  rules  require  a  separate   judgment.    See  Fed.  R.  Bankr.  R.  8016(a)  (clerk  of  court  for  district  court  or   Bankruptcy  Appellate  Panel  prepares  and  signs  judgment).  

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