Nicholas v. TMX Finance Corporate Services, Inc.
ORDER Granting 5 Motion to Change Venue. This action is hereby TRANSFERRED to the Southern District of Georgia. Signed by Magistrate Judge Nancy J. Koppe on 11/14/2023. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - RGDG)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF NEVADA
Case No. 2:23-cv-01749-CDS-NJK
[Docket No. 5]
TMX FINANCE CORPORATE SERVICES,
Pending before the Court is Defendant’s motion to transfer this case to the Southern District
13 of Georgia under the first-to-file rule and 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a). Docket No. 5. The motion was
14 filed on October 30, 2023, making the deadline to respond November 13, 2023. See Local Rule
Plaintiff did not respond.
Accordingly, the motion to transfer is GRANTED as
16 unopposed. Local Rule 7-2(d).1 This action is hereby TRANSFERRED to the Southern District
17 of Georgia.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: November 14, 2023
Nancy J. Koppe
United States Magistrate Judge
The undersigned resolves the motion through issuance of an order as it is well-settled that
a magistrate judge possesses the authority to decide a motion to transfer. See, e.g., Pavao v.
28 Unifund CCR Partners, 934 F. Supp. 2d 1238, 1241 n.1 (S.D. Cal. 2013) (collecting cases).
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