CIT Finance LLC v. Treon, Aguirre, Newman & Norris PA
ORDER - Plaintiff shall file a supplement to the complaint by 5/7/2014 properly alleging federal subject matter jurisdiction, or this case will be dismissed without prejudice for lack of federal subject matter jurisdiction. Signed by Senior Judge James A Teilborg on 4/22/2014. (TLB)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF ARIZONA
Treon, Aguirre, Newman & Norris, P.A.,)
CIT Finance, L.L.C.,
No. CV 14-800-PHX-JAT
“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); Carden v. Arkoma Associates, 494
U.S. 185, 195-96 (1990) (discussing the citizenship of limited partnerships).
IT IS ORDERED that by May 7, 2014, Plaintiff shall file a supplement to the
complaint properly alleging federal subject matter jurisdiction, or this case will be dismissed
without prejudice for lack of federal subject matter jurisdiction.
DATED this 22nd day of April, 2014.
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