Thompson v. Patulski
ORDER APPROVING AND ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION 11 ; denying objection 13 ; remanding this case to the Manistee County Probate Court; certifying that an appeal of this decision would not be taken in good faith; signed by Judge Janet T. Neff (Judge Janet T. Neff, rmw)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
Personal Representative of the
Estate of Mirian L. Patulski,
Case No. 1:15-cv-828
HON. JANET T. NEFF
BRUCE A. PATULSKI,
Defendant, proceeding pro se, removed this estate matter from the Manistee County Probate
Court. The Magistrate Judge issued a Report and Recommendation (Dkt 11), recommending that
this action be remanded for lack of subject matter jurisdiction. Defendant filed his Objection to the
remand (Dkt 13), but he advances no cognizable grounds to overcome the lack of jurisdiction or the
Magistrate Judge’s determination that this case is properly remanded to state court.
In accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1) and FED. R. CIV. P. 72(b)(3), the Court denies the
objection and adopts the Magistrate Judge’s Report and Recommendation as the Opinion of this
Court. This case will be remanded to the Manistee County Probate Court.
Because this action was filed in forma pauperis, this Court certifies, pursuant to 28 U.S.C.
§ 1915(a)(3), that an appeal of this decision would not be taken in good faith. See McGore v.
Wrigglesworth, 114 F.3d 601, 610 (6th Cir. 1997), overruled on other grounds by Jones v. Bock, 549
U.S. 199, 206, 211-12 (2007). Therefore,
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Objection (Dkt 13) is DENIED, and the Report and
Recommendation (Dkt 11) is APPROVED and ADOPTED as the Opinion of the Court.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that this case is REMANDED to the Manistee County
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Court certifies pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a) that
an appeal of this decision would not be taken in good faith.
Dated: November 6, 2015
/s/ Janet T. Neff
JANET T. NEFF
United States District Judge
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