Chavez et al v. Bravo Farms Cheese LLC

Filing 7

ORDER that by December 28, 2010, Plaintiff (who is the party asserting jurisdiction and therefore the party with the burden of pleading jurisdiction, shall file an amended complaint properly alleging federal subject matter jurisdiction, or this case will be dismissed without prejudice for lack of federal subject matter jurisdiction. Signed by Judge James A Teilborg on 12/2/10. (DMT)

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Chavez et al v. Bravo Farms Cheese LLC Doc. 7 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 WO IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF ARIZONA Rene Chavez and Bridgette Chavez,) individually and as guardians ad litem for) ) A.C., a minor, ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) vs. ) ) ) Bravo Farms Cheese, LLC, ) ) Defendants. ) ) No. CV 10-2437-PHX-JAT ORDER "Inquiring whether the court has jurisdiction is a federal judge's first duty in every case." Belleville Catering Co. v. Champaign Market Place, L.L.C., 350 F.3d 691, 693 (7th Cir. 2003). In this case, the complaint fails to sufficiently plead jurisdiction. See 28 U.S.C. 1332; Johnson v. Columbia Properties Anchorage, L.P., 437 F.3d 894, 899 (9th Cir. 2006) (discussing the citizenship of a limited liability company). Accordingly, /// /// /// /// /// /// Dockets.Justia.com 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 IT IS ORDERED that by December 28, 2010, Plaintiff (who is the party asserting jurisdiction and therefore the party with the burden of pleading jurisdiction, see Industrial Tectonics v. Aero Alloy, 912 F.2d 1090, 1092 (9th Cir. 1990)) shall file an amended complaint properly alleging federal subject matter jurisdiction, or this case will be dismissed without prejudice for lack of federal subject matter jurisdiction. DATED this 2nd day of December, 2010. -2-

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