Andres Gomez v. Esperanza Sanchez et al

Filing 11

(IN CHAMBERS) ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE RE DISMISSAL FOR LACK OF PROSECUTION by Judge Percy Anderson: Response to Order to Show Cause due by 11/20/2017. Please refer to the Court's order for additional information. (cr)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA CIVIL MINUTES - GENERAL Case No. CV 17-5749 PA (SSx) Title Andres Gomez v. Esperanza Sanchez, et al. Present: The Honorable Date November 6, 2017 PERCY ANDERSON, UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Kamilla Sali-Suleyman Not Reported N/A Deputy Clerk Court Reporter Tape No. Attorneys Present for Plaintiffs: Proceedings: Attorneys Present for Defendants: 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. P. 4(m). In the present case, it appears that this time period has not been met. Accordingly, the court, on its own motion, orders plaintiff to show cause in writing on or before November 20, 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. Failure to respond to this Order may result in the imposition of sanctions, including but not limited to dismissal of the complaint. IT IS SO ORDERED. : Initials of Preparer CV-90 (06/04) CIVIL MINUTES - GENERAL KSS Page 1 of 1

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