Ascentium Capital, LLC v. Naz et al
ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Deborah Barnes on 11/13/2020 ORDERING 9 Hearing on Motion for Default Judgment is CONTINUED to 12/18/2020 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom 27 (DB) before Magistrate Judge Deborah Barnes. Defendants opposition or statement of non-opposition due by 12/4/2020, and any reply, if any is due by 12/11/2020.(Reader, L)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
ASCENTIUM CAPITAL LLC, a Delaware
limited liability company,
No. 2:20-cv-1323 JAM DB
SAMARAH INVESTMENT, LLC, a
Colorado limited liability company dba LA
QUINTA INN & SUITES, SHAMA NAZ,
On October 19, 2020, plaintiff filed a motion for default judgment and noticed the motion
for hearing before the undersigned on November 20, 2020, pursuant to Local Rule 302(c)(1).
(ECF No. 9.) On November 12, 2020, defendant Shama Naz filed an untimely response to the
motion for default judgment. (ECF No. 10.) Therein, defendant requests that “if it’s too late to
response the Motion please change the date of the Hearing,” and claiming to have received notice
of the hearing, “not before last week.” (Id. at 2.) Good cause appearing, and it light of
defendant’s pro se status, the undersigned will continue the hearing of the motion for default
judgment and allow the parties to submit further briefing.
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. The November 20, 2020 hearing of plaintiff’s motion for default judgment (ECF No.
9) is continued to Friday, December 18, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., at the United States District Court,
501 I Street, Sacramento, California, in Courtroom No. 27, before the undersigned;
2. On or before December 4, 2020, defendant shall file an opposition or statement of
non-opposition to plaintiff’s motion for default judgment;
3. Plaintiff may file a reply, if any, on or before December 11, 2020; and
4. In light of General Order No. 618, the parties shall appear at all hearings in this action
either telephonically or over video conference through the Zoom application (which is free and
must be downloaded to your computer or mobile device prior to the hearing). Parties proceeding
in propria persona, on his or her own behalf, shall contact Pete Buzo, the courtroom deputy of the
undersigned magistrate judge at (916) 930-4128, no sooner than 4 days prior to the noticed or
continued hearing date but no later than 48 hours prior to the hearing, to arrange their appearance
either telephonically or over video conference. Counsel will receive an email containing the
necessary appearance information and must notify the courtroom deputy no later than 48 hours
prior to the hearing to elect to appear either telephonically or over video conference. The Zoom
ID Number and password are confidential and are not to be given to anyone. Persons granted
remote access to these proceedings, whether by Zoom or by telephone, are reminded of the
general prohibition against photographing, recording, and rebroadcasting of court proceedings.
Violation of these prohibitions may result in sanctions, restricted entry to future hearings, denial
of entry to future hearings, or any other sanctions deemed necessary by the court.
DATED: November 13, 2020
/s/ DEBORAH BARNES
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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