Estate of Kim Ha Ram et al v. Ride the Ducks of Seattle, LLC et al
MINUTE ORDER denying 64 Stipulated Motion to remand by Judge Thomas S. Zilly.(RS)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
ESTATE OF KIM HA RAM, et al.,
RIDE THE DUCKS OF SEATTLE,
LLC, et al.,
The following Minute Order is made by direction of the Court, the Honorable
Thomas S. Zilly, United States District Judge:
The parties’ stipulated motion to remand, docket no. 64, is DENIED.
Contrary to the parties’ assertion, the Court has original, not supplemental, jurisdiction in
this matter pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1332(a). This action was commenced in this district
and cannot be remanded to state court. See 28 U.S.C. § 1447 (regarding remand to a state
court from which a case was removed). If the parties wish to pursue this litigation in
state court rather than in this district, they may file an appropriate motion or stipulation of
dismissal without prejudice. See Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(a)(1)(A)(ii) & (a)(2).
The Clerk is directed to send a copy of this Minute Order to all counsel of
Dated this 31st day of August, 2017.
William M. McCool
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