SouthLaw, PC v. Swanson, et al
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER that Defendant Black's claim of priority to the remaining $731.17 plus interest is dismissed with prejudice. Defendant Swanson is entitled to priority as to the remaining funds. The Clerk of Court is ordered to distribute the remaining $731.17 plus any accrued interest to defendant Swanson. The Court will enter a separate judgment. Ordered by Judge Brian C. Buescher. (Copy mailed to pro se party and copy to Finance)(LAC)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA
CHRISTINE L. SWANSON, NANCY L.
BLACK, INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE,
NEERPARK INC., and UNITED STATES OF
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER
This case came before the Court for non-jury trial on November 5, 2019. Pursuant to the
Court’s Order (Filing 71), the trial was set to commence at 9:00 a.m. in the Special Proceedings
Courtroom of the Roman L. Hruska Federal Courthouse. The Court further ordered that any
party’s failure to attend the trial as scheduled would result in dismissal, with prejudice, of that
non-attending party’s claim to the remaining $731.17 at issue. Filing 71.
The hearing commenced at 9:07 a.m. and Defendant Christine L. Swanson timely
appeared at the hearing with counsel, Thomas Monaghan. Defendant Nancy L. Black failed to
appear. As a result of Black’s failure to attend the trial and pursuant to the Court’s prior Order
(Filing 71), the Court entered an oral order dismissing with prejudice Black’s claim of priority to
the remaining $731.17 plus interest. In accordance with the Court’s oral order, the Court now
dismisses, with prejudice, defendant Black’s claim of priority and awards the remaining funds
with interest to defendant Swanson.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED:
1. Defendant Black’s claim of priority to the remaining $731.17 plus interest is dismissed
2. Defendant Swanson is entitled to priority as to the remaining funds;
The Clerk of Court is ordered to distribute the remaining $731.17 plus any accrued
interest to defendant Swanson;
The Court will enter a separate judgment.
Dated this 5th day of November, 2019.
BY THE COURT:
Brian C. Buescher
United States District Judge
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