Higgins v. Farr Financial Inc. et al

Filing 256

ORDER ADMINISTRATIVELY CLOSING CASE. Signed by Judge Jeffrey S. White on 10/25/11. (jjoS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 10/25/2011)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 7 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 8 9 HOWARD B. HIGGINS, Plaintiff, 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 12 No. C 07-02200 JSW v. FARR FINANCIAL INC., ET AL, 13 ORDER ADMINISTRATIVELY CLOSING CASE Defendants. 14 / 15 16 On October 12, 2012, Defendant George Amacechi Ozor (“Ozor”) filed a bankruptcy 17 petition in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California. Actions 18 against Ozor were automatically stayed upon filing of the Notice of Bankruptcy Filing. Ozor is 19 the owner of the other remaining defendant in this action, Zenith Investment Group LLC 20 (“Zenith”). In light of the connection between Ozor and Zenith, the Court finds it appropriate to 21 stay this entire matter pending the bankruptcy proceeding. Therefore, the Court VACATES the 22 case management conference currently scheduled for October 28, 2011. By virtue of the automatic stay, the Clerk of the Court is directed administratively to 23 24 close the case for statistical purposes. The parties shall notify the Court within ten (10) days of 25 the lifting of the bankruptcy stay, and this matter shall thereafter be reopened. Moreover, the 26 /// 27 /// 28 /// 1 Court HEREBY TERMINATES the pending motion for withdrawal of counsel. This Order is 2 without prejudice to counsel for Ozor and Zenith refiling this motion after the stay is lifted. 3 IT IS SO ORDERED. 4 5 Dated: October 25, 2011 JEFFREY S. WHITE UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 6 7 8 9 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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