Bechtel v. Lebec County Water District et al
ORDER CLOSING CASE, signed by Magistrate Judge Jennifer L. Thurston on 12/27/2016. CASE CLOSED. (Hall, S)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
LEBEC COUNTY WATER DISTRICT, et
Case No.: 1:15-CV-01253- JLT
ORDER CLOSING THE CASE
On December 23, 2016, the parties filed a stipulation to dismiss the action. (Doc. 23)
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 41 provides that “the plaintiff may dismiss an action without
a court order by filing: . . . a stipulation of dismissal signed by all parties who have appeared.”. . .”
Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(a). Once such a notice has been filed, an order of the Court is not required to
make the dismissal effective. Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(a)(1)(ii); Wilson v. City of San Jose, 111 F.3d 688,
692 (9th Cir. 1997). Accordingly, the Clerk of Court is DIRECTED to close this action in light of
the notice of dismissal with prejudice filed and properly signed pursuant to Rule 41(a).
IT IS SO ORDERED.
December 27, 2016
/s/ Jennifer L. Thurston
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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