Girth v. Almanza

Filing 18

OPINION AND ORDER by Magistrate Judge T Lane Wilson ; remanding case (terminates case) ; granting 8 Motion to Remand; granting 15 Joinder in Motion (kah, Chambers)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF OKLAHOMA JENNIFER GIRTH, Plaintiff, vs. PAOLA VANESSA ALMANZA, Defendant. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case No. 17-cv-027-TLW OPINION GRANTING MOTION TO REMAND Before the Court is plaintiff Jennifer Girth’s Motion to Remand. (Dkt. 8). Defendant Paola Almanza joins in the motion. (Dkt. 15). In her motion, plaintiff argues that removal was improper because defendant is a resident of the State of Oklahoma. Defendant does not dispute this fact. Thus, this Court does not have subject matter jurisdiction over the parties’ lawsuit and remand is proper. See 28 U.S.C. § 1441(b)(2). Based on the foregoing, plaintiff’s Motion to Remand is GRANTED, and this matter is ordered remanded to Rogers County District Court, State of Oklahoma. SO ORDERED this 16th day of April, 2017.

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