Humphrey
v.
Waddington

United States District Court, W.D. Washington, at SeattleMar 3, 2006
Case No. C05-1866-JCC-JPD. (W.D. Wash. Mar. 3, 2006)

Case No. C05-1866-JCC-JPD.

March 3, 2006


ORDER GRANTING RESPONDENT'S MOTION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME


Respondent has filed a motion for an extension of time to file an answer to petitioner's habeas petition. (Doc. #23). Based upon a review of the motion and the balance of the record, the court hereby finds and ORDERS as follows:

(1) Respondent seeks a 30-day extension of time, until March 28, 2006, to file the answer. This is the first extension of time sought by respondent. Respondent's motion (Doc. #23) is GRANTED.

(2) The answer shall be filed and served no later than March 28, 2006. The answer will be treated in accordance with Local Rule CR 7. Accordingly, on the face of the answer, respondent shall note the answer for consideration on the fourth Friday after filing. Petitioner may file and serve a response no later than the Monday immediately preceding the Friday designated for consideration of the matter. Respondent may file and serve a reply no later than the Friday designated for consideration of the matter.

(3) The Clerk shall send a copy of this Order to petitioner, to counsel for respondent, and to the Honorable John C. Coughenour.