Tiffany Coger v. Dave Collins et al

Filing 16

[IN CHAMBERS] ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE RE DISMISSAL FOR LACK OF PROSECUTION by Judge R. Gary Klausner. Response to Order to Show Cause due by 1/31/2017 re default application. (ah)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA CIVIL MINUTES - GENERAL Case No. Title CV 16-07217-RGK (JPRx) Date January 17, 2017 Tiffany Coger v. Dave Collins, et al. Present: The Honorable R. GARY KLAUSNER, UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Charles A.Rojas N/A Deputy Clerk Court Reporter Attorneys Present for Plaintiffs: Attorneys Present for Defendants: None appearing None appearing Proceedings: [IN CHAMBERS] ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE RE DISMISSAL FOR LACK OF PROSECUTION Absent a showing of good cause, an action must be dismissed without prejudice if the summons and complaint are not served on a defendant within 90 days after the complaint is filed. Fed.R.Civ.Proc. 4(m). Generally, defendants must answer the complaint within 21 days after service (60 days if the defendant is the United States). Fed.R.Civ.Proc. 12(a)(1). In the present case, it appears that one or more of these time periods has not been met. Accordingly, the court, on its own motion, orders plaintiff(s) to show cause in writing on or before January 31, 2017 why this action should not be dismissed for lack of prosecution. Pursuant to Rule 78 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the court finds that this matter is appropriate for submission without oral argument. The Order To Show Cause will stand submitted upon the filing of plaintiff’s response. If plaintiff/defendant files Proof of timely service of summons and complaint on the following defendant(s): A timely answer by the following defendant(s): X Plaintiff’s application for entry of default pursuant to Rule 55a of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure as to defendant(s): Dave Collins, Jason Casper, Leakhena Pel. on or before the date indicated above, the court will consider this a satisfactory response to the Order To Show Cause. CV-90 (12/02) CIVIL MINUTES - GENERAL Initials of Deputy Clerk CR

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