Robins et al v. Wood

Filing 40

ORDER consolidating this case with 3:17-cv-226-DPM and designating case 3:17-cv-226-DPM as the lead case. All future filings should be made in that case number. Signed by Judge D. P. Marshall Jr. on 8/30/2017. (thd)

Download PDF
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS JONESBORO DIVISION CENTENNIAL BANK, Guardian of the Estate of Mary Moore Stiny v. PLAINTIFF No. 3:17-cv-226-DPM RENA WOOD, also known as Rena Wood Powell DEFENDANT IN THE MATTER OF THE GUARDIANSHIP OF MARY MOORE STINY, an incapacitated person No. 3:17-cv-227-DPM ORDER 1. The Court concludes that it has subject matter jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1332(a) in both of these cases. The parties are diverse. More than $75,000 is in controversy in the Centennial/Wood dispute about the First National Bank of Lawrence County account. And adjudication of that dispute will necessarily entail deciding who was, is, and should be trustee of the Stiny family trust. The defects in the removals are procedural rather than -1- ····--------- -- -- - - -- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - jurisdictional, and Centennial has waived them. 2. The Court consolidates these two cases and designates No. 3:17-cv226-DPM as the lead case. All future filings should be made in that case number. So Ordered. (/ D .P. Marshall Jr. United States District Judge 30 A-v~s± J..O I 7 -2-

Disclaimer: Justia Dockets & Filings provides public litigation records from the federal appellate and district courts. These filings and docket sheets should not be considered findings of fact or liability, nor do they necessarily reflect the view of Justia.

Why Is My Information Online?