United States of America v. The contents of PNC Bank account ending in 7406 et al
Order GRANTING Plf's 20 MOTION to Amend Complaint. Plf is to file Second Amended Verified Complaint for Forfeiture within 7 days of this order. If claimants wish to file claims & answers in response to the Second Amended Complaint, they should do so within 14 days after service as set out. Signed by Judge Callie V. S. Granade on 11/24/2015. (tot)
THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
* CIVIL ACTION NO: 15-0452-CG-N
The Contents of PNC Bank account
ending in 7406, held in the names
of Manila Chicago and
Loan T. Nguyen, and PNC Bank
account ending in 1595 held in
the name of Loan T. Nguyen, One black *
2014 Ford Mustang Coupe, VIN #
1ZVBP8CF7E5280204; One Husqvarna *
Lawn tractor, Model M-ZT61, Serial
Number: 042514B002339, including a *
Kawasaki engine with Serial Number *
FS691VA29169, Real Property
identified as Mobile County Parcel
containing approximately 5.41 acres;
and, Real Property located at 13915
South Sprinkle Avenue, Bayou La Batre, *
This matter is before the Court on plaintiff’s Motion to Amend its Amended
Verified Complaint In Rem (Doc. 20) to add an in rem defendant as set forth in its
Having been fully advised in the premises and pursuant to Rule 15(a)(2)
of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the motion is GRANTED.
The plaintiff is ORDERED to file its Second Amended Verified Complaint
for Forfeiture within seven days (7) days of this order.
With regard to the claimants’ time to respond to the Second Amended
Complaint, Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 15(a)(3) provides that “[u]nless the
court orders otherwise, any required response to an amended pleading must be
made within the time remaining to respond to the original pleading or within 14
days after service of the amended pleading, whichever is later.”
have made filed claims in response to the Amended Complaint, but have filed no
answers. (Docs. 16, 18).
By docket sheet entry immediately following
Documents 16 and 18, and pursuant to Supplemental Rules G(4)(b)(ii)(B)-(C) and
G(5)(ii)(A), and as previously notified by the plaintiff (Doc. 2), Claimant
Nguyen’s answer was due by November 6, 2015, and Claimant Chicago’s answer
by November 17, 2015. As a result, the time remaining to respond by answer to the
Amended Complaint has passed.
Therefore, if the claimants wish to file claims
and answers in response to the Second Amended Complaint, they should do so
within 14 days after its service.
DONE and ORDERED this 24th day of November, 2015.
/s/ Callie V. S. Granade
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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