Sterling et al v. Deutsch Bank Americas

Filing 8

ORDER REFERRING CASE TO ADR UNIT FOR ASSESSMENT TELEPHONE CONFERENCE. Signed by Judge Claudia Wilken on 2/28/2014. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service)(ndr, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 2/28/2014)

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1 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 2 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 United States District Court For the Northern District of California 10 11 DARRICK D. STERLING, SPIRIT AND SELF MINISTRIES, SYLVESTER BRADFORD, and YVONNE TIJERINO, Plaintiffs, v. No. C 14-00827 CW ORDER REFERRING CASE TO ADR UNIT FOR ASSESSMENT TELEPHONE CONFERENCE DEUTSCH BANK AMERICAS, MARILYN Y. RODRIQUEZ, SPRE, INC., GMAC MORTGAGE, CYPREXX CORPORATION, WOLF FIRM, KAYO MANSON-TOMKIN, ALAMEDA COUNTY SHERIFF, and ALAMEDA COUNTY COUNSEL, Defendants. ________________________________/ 12 13 Pursuant to Civil Local Rule 16-8 and ADR Local Rule 2-3, the 14 Court refers this foreclosure-related action to the Alternative 15 Dispute Resolution (ADR) Unit for a telephone conference to assess 16 this case=s suitability for mediation or a settlement conference. 17 Plaintiffs and Defendants who have been served, or their counsel, 18 shall participate in a telephone conference, to be scheduled by 19 the ADR Unit as soon as possible but no later than March 12, 2014. 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 The parties or their counsel shall be prepared to discuss the following subjects: (1) Identification and description of claims and alleged defects in loan documents. (2) Prospects for loan modification. (3) Prospects for settlement. The parties need not submit written materials to the ADR Unit for 27 the telephone conference. 28 1 2 In preparation for the telephone conference, Plaintiffs shall do the following: (1) If Plaintiffs are seeking a loan modification to resolve all or some of their claims, they shall prepare a current, accurate financial statement and gather all of the information and documents customarily needed to support a loan modification request. Further, Plaintiffs shall immediately notify Defendants' counsel of the request for a loan modification. (3) 4 Review relevant loan documents and investigate their claims to determine whether they have merit. (2) 3 Provide counsel for Defendants with information necessary to evaluate the prospects for loan modification, in the form of a financial statement, worksheet or application customarily used by financial institutions. 5 6 7 8 9 United States District Court For the Northern District of California 10 11 12 13 In preparation for the telephone conference, counsel for Defendants shall do the following. 14 (1) If Defendants are unable or unwilling to do a loan modification after receiving notice of Plaintiffs= request, counsel for Defendants shall promptly notify Plaintiffs to that effect. (2) Arrange for a representative from Defendants with full settlement authority to participate in the telephone conference. 15 16 17 18 19 The ADR Unit will notify the parties of the date and time 20 the telephone conference will be held. 21 conference has been held, the ADR Unit will advise the Court of 22 its recommendation for further ADR proceedings. After the telephone 23 24 25 26 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: 2/28/2014 CLAUDIA WILKEN United States District Judge 27 28 2

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