Anderson v. County of Madera et al
ORDER REGARDING Service of Defendants and Continuing Scheduling Conference 10 . Plaintiff is ORDERED to file proof of service of the amended complaint on Defendants by 9/19/2017. In order to permit time for Plaintiff to effectuate service, the Scheduling Conference currently set for 9/19/2017, is VACATED and RESET for 10/31/2017, at 10:15 AM in Courtroom 7 (SKO) before Magistrate Judge Sheila K. Oberto. Order signed by Magistrate Judge Sheila K. Oberto on 8/2/2017. (Timken, A)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
CASE NO. 1:16-cv-01629-DAD-SKO
ORDER REGARDING SERVICE OF
DEFENDANTS AND CONTINUING
COUNTY OF MADERA, et al.,
The Court is in receipt of pro se Plaintiff’s response to the Court’s minute order entered
July 11, 2017 (Doc. 9), continuing the scheduling conference and ordering proof of service of the
amended complaint on Defendants be filed upon the docket. In the response, Plaintiff indicates
that he intends to continue to prosecute his case against the unserved defendants, and requests that
the Court effectuate service upon those defendants. (Doc. 10.) Plaintiff also requests that the
Court continue the scheduling conference currently set for September 19, 2017. (Id.)
Plaintiff is advised that he, not the Court, “is responsible for having the summons and
complaint served within the time allowed by Rule 4(m) and must furnish the necessary copies to
the person who makes service.”1 Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(c)(1); see also Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(m) (“If a
defendant is not served within 90 days after the complaint is filed, the court . . . must dismiss the
action without prejudice against that defendant or order that service be made within a specified
time.”). Accordingly, Plaintiff is hereby ORDERED to file proof of service of the amended
The payment referenced in Plaintiff’s response is the fee assessed by the Court to file a civil case. For further
information, the Court refers Plaintiff to “Pro Se Package: A Simple Guide to Filing a Civil Action” prepared by the
complaint on Defendants by September 19, 2017. In order to permit time for Plaintiff to
effectuate service, the scheduling conference currently set for September 19, 2017, is VACATED
and RESET for October 31, 2017, at 10:15 a.m.
Finally, the Court DIRECTS the Clerk to send a copy of this order to Plaintiff at his
address listed on the docket for this case.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
August 2, 2017
Sheila K. Oberto
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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