Peyton et al v. Convergent Outsourcing, Inc.
ORDER: W/in 14 days, Pltfs shall file an appropriate motion or take further action. Failure to take further action against the Dft will result in dismissal. Signed by District Judge Martin Reidinger on 09/26/2014. (klb)
THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA
CIVIL CASE NO. 1:14-cv-00148-MR-DLH
RONALD PEYTON and REED
CONVERGENT OUTSOURCING, INC., )
THIS MATTER is before the Court sua sponte.
On June 11, 2014, the Plaintiffs filed this action against the
Defendant Convergent Outsourcing, Inc. [Doc. 1]. The Plaintiffs served
the Defendant with the Complaint and Summons in this case on June 24,
2014. [See Doc. 6]. On July 16, 2014, the Plaintiffs filed a motion on
behalf of the Defendant, seeking to extend the time for the Defendant to
answer or otherwise plead to the Complaint. [Doc. 4]. That motion was
granted, and the Defendant’s deadline for responding to the Complaint was
extended to July 30, 2014. [Doc. 5]. To date, however, the Defendant has
not made an appearance or otherwise defended this action, and the
Plaintiffs appear to have made no effort to prosecute the action further
against the Defendant.
Accordingly, IT IS, THEREFORE, ORDERED that within fourteen
(14) days of the entry of this Order, the Plaintiffs shall file an appropriate
motion or otherwise take further action with respect to the Defendant. The
Plaintiffs are advised that failure to take further action against the
Defendant will result in the dismissal of this case.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Signed: September 26, 2014
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