Clayton v. National Debt Relief LLC
ORDER CLOSING CASE, signed by Magistrate Judge Jennifer L. Thurston on 4/18/2017. CASE CLOSED. (Hall, S)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL DEBT RELIEF,
) Case No.: 1:17-cv-00440 LJO JLT
) ORDER CLOSING CASE
) (Doc. 4 )
On April 18, 2017, the plaintiff filed a notice of voluntary dismissal. (Doc. 4) Federal Rules of
Civil Procedure Rule 41 provides that “the plaintiff may dismiss an action without a court order by
filing: (i) a notice of dismissal before the opposing party serves either an answer or a motion for
summary judgment . . .” Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(a)(1)(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.
April 18, 2017
/s/ Jennifer L. Thurston
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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