Filing 25

ORDER DISMISSING Plaintiff's complaint against Defendant Hanna without prejudice. Ordered by US DISTRICT JUDGE MARC THOMAS TREADWELL on 3/3/2017. (tlh)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF GEORGIA MACON DIVISION SHARONDA BELL, Plaintiff, v. BANK OF AMERICA NA, et al., Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) CIVIL ACTION NO. 5:16-cv-407 (MTT) ORDER The Court ordered the Plaintiff to show cause by February 27, 2017 why her claims against Defendant Frederick J. Hanna and Associates P.C. (Hanna),1 should not be dismissed for failure to serve. Doc. 5. Under Rule 4(m), if the plaintiff fails to properly serve a defendant within 90 days after filing the complaint, the Court, after notice to the plaintiff, may dismiss the action against that defendant without prejudice if the plaintiff fails to show good cause for the failure to serve. Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(m). The Plaintiff did not respond to the Court’s Order and accordingly has not shown good cause for her failure to serve. The Court sees no reason to further extend the time for service of process on Hanna and DISMISSES the Plaintiff’s complaint against Hanna without prejudice. SO ORDERED, this 3rd day of March, 2017. S/ Marc T. Treadwell MARC T. TREADWELL, JUDGE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT                                                                1    The complaint references “Fredrick J. Hanna, P.C.” (see Doc. 1), whereas the summons attached to the complaint references “Fredrick J. Hanna and Associates, P.C.” (see Doc. 1-4).  

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