MacEachern v. Quicken Loans Inc. et al
ORDER granting plaintiff's motion for time extension to file an appeal re 90 Appeal Order of Remand from 6USCA No. 17-1005 and 88 MOTION filed by Hugh MacEachern. Signed by District Judge George Caram Steeh. (MBea)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
CASE NO. 15-CV-12448
HON. GEORGE CARAM STEEH
QUICKEN LOANS INC.,
and TITLE SOURCE, INC.,
ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF’S MOTION
FOR TIME EXTENSION TO FILE AN APPEAL
Pro se plaintiff Hugh MacEachern filed his notice of appeal late. The
notice of appeal was due to be filed on or before December 30, 2016. Plaintiff
attempted to file his notice of appeal on that date, which was the Friday before
the New Year’s holiday, but the court was closed until Tuesday, January 3,
2017, which is when he eventually filed his notice of appeal. The Sixth Circuit
remanded the case to this court to determine whether plaintiff has shown
excusable neglect or good cause to warrant an extension of time for filing his
notice of appeal. The December 30, 2016 closure of the court was by an
order of the Chief Judge of this district and was not well publicized.
Accordingly, plaintiff has shown excusable neglect or good cause for his delay
pursuant to Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 4(a)(5)(A)(i)-(ii), and
plaintiff’s motion for a time extension to file his notice of appeal is GRANTED.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: February 2, 2016
s/George Caram Steeh
GEORGE CARAM STEEH
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
Copies of this Order were served upon attorneys of record on
February 2, 2016 by electronic and/or ordinary mail and also
on Hugh MacEachern, 22126 Hayes Street,
Taylor, MI 48180-2422.
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