United States of America v. Villines et al
ORDER granting 5 motion for order allowing service by publication. Signed by Magistrate Judge James P. O'Hara on 8/30/2017. (amh)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF KANSAS
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
Civil No. 17-4063-DDC
BRADLEY VILLINES, NICOLE GRAYSON, and
The Unknown Heirs, Executors, Administrators,
Devisees, Trustees, Legatees, Creditors, and
Assignees of such of the deceased borrower, Toni
M. Martin a/k/a Toni M. Grayson a/k/a Toni M.
Lumbardie, and Defendants the Unknown Spouses
of the Deceased Borrower and other Defendants;
the Unknown Stockholders, Officers, Successors,
Trustees, Creditors and Assignees of such
Defendants as are existing, dissolved or dormant
corporations; the Unknown Executors,
Administrators, Devisees, Trustees, Creditors,
Successors and Assignees of such Defendants as are
or were partners or in partnership; and the Unknown
Guardians, Conservators and Trustees of such of the
Defendants as are minors or are in any way under
legal disability; and the Unknown Heirs, Executors,
Administrators, Devisees, Legatees, Trustees,
Creditors and Assignees of any Person alleged to be
deceased and made Defendants as such,
ORDER ALLOWING SERVICE BY PUBLICATION ON DEFENDANTS BRADLEY
VILLINES, NICOLE GRAYSON, AND THE UNKNOWN DEFENDANTS
This matter is before the Court for decision on the motion of Plaintiff United States of
America (ECF No. 5) for an order authorizing service by publication on Defendants Bradley
Villines, Nicole Grayson, and the Unknown Defendants. For the reasons stated below, the
motion is granted.
The Court, upon review of the record, finds as follows:
This is a suit by the United States, on behalf of the Rural Housing Service, United
States Department of Agriculture, to foreclose a real estate mortgage lien on certain real property
commonly known as 201 S. Highland Road, Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kansas, within
the jurisdiction of this Court, specifically described as follows:
Lot 19, Block 2, North Edgewood Addition to the City of
Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kansas.
The Complaint was filed on July 17, 2017, Doc. 1. The Complaint seeks
foreclosure of a real estate mortgage executed by Toni M. Martin a/k/a Toni M. Grayson a/k/a
Toni M. Lumbardie (deceased borrower), the record owner of the subject real estate.
Personal service cannot be accomplished on Defendants Bradley Villines and
Nicole Grayson, as the United States has been unable to secure a current residential or
employment addresses for these Defendants after conducting searches through the Westlaw
database CLEAR. Attempts to send correspondence to their last known addresses have been
returned as undeliverable.
Personal service cannot be accomplished on the Unknown Defendants because
they are unknown and, as a consequence, their addresses for purposes of service of process are
Service by publication on Defendants Bradley Villines and Nicole Grayson is
authorized by K.S.A. § 60-307(a)(3).
Service by publication on the Unknown Defendants is authorized by K.S.A. § 60-
Pursuant to K.S.A. § 60-307(c), the United States submitted an Affidavit for
Service by Publication.
FOR GOOD CAUSE SHOWN, IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that Defendants
Bradley Villines, Nicole Grayson and the Unknown Defendants shall appear or plead in this
action, on or before October 25, 2017, a date not less than forty-one (41) days after the date the
notice is first published, and in default thereof, the Court will find that the Complaint and all
other pleadings are true, and judgment, the nature of which shall be stated, will be rendered
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that notice of this Order shall be published not less than
once each week for six (6) consecutive weeks in a newspaper having general circulation in
Montgomery County, Kansas.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 30th day of August, 2017.
s/ James P. O’Hara
JAMES P. O’HARA
United States Magistrate Judge
THOMAS E. BEALL
United States Attorney
District of Kansas
s/ T.G. Luedke
Assistant United States Attorney
Ks. S.Ct. No. 12788
290 Federal Bldg.
444 SE Quincy Street
Topeka, Kansas 66683
PH: (785) 295-2850
FX: (785) 295-2853
Attorneys for the Plaintiff
Disclaimer: Justia Dockets & Filings provides public litigation records from the federal appellate and district courts. These filings and docket sheets should not be considered findings of fact or liability, nor do they necessarily reflect the view of Justia.
Why Is My Information Online?